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... yet....pretty miserably bumpy....Like anywhere else, as the road is improved, it does bring business, gas stations, and a few cafes.... Bulldosing sand looked like a different skill, and they must have to start paving pretty quickly before it all blows around again. Korean and Chinese companies doing the work, though Caterpillar is here !
Very long day driving ...
... longitude. Two majestic madrassas face one another; four centuries past, the southern being exquisitely crafted to reflect the northern, standing then already two hundred years. The eastern and western aspects are lower in both elevation and status- some aged and crumbling residences to the east border an alleyway; to the west what is surely the most beautiful bazaar in Bukhara.
But it was the elements that suffused the scene ...
We arrived at Bukhara after a short train trip, and we settled into a hotel close to Lyabi Hauz square, which is a pool/pond surrounded by a mosque, medressa (what else!), and some gardens and restaurants. It used to be one of the towns' sources of water in the past. It was all rather pleasing sitting there having a cold beer. There is a strong feel of the past, in particular the Silk Road route, with many old caravanserai (merchant trader hotel accommodation), archaeological remains ...
... as your lawyer and speak on your behalf. One of the better uses of lawyers I would say. (Sorry, Ann)
Tonight we visited a local home and had a home cooked meal of traditional Uzbek food. The highlight was plov, the Uzbek version of rice pilaf. Meat and carrots are cooked in oil and then layered with garlic, raisins, chickpeas, cumin, salt, and rice. Enough hot water is added to cover the rice, and the entire mixture is simmered till the rice is cooked through. Very ...
... and informative. We gasp with admiration as the assistants wave and twirl one beautiful carpet after another, showing off how light and fluid these objects are and how their sheen changes as they move. We learn that the best silk carpets have 320 knots per square centimetre and a 1.8m x 1m piece takes one girl eighteen months to make: but it will last for generations, just improving and softening over the decades with being walked on. One of ...
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