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Easy walking distance to the Registan the main sight. Good breakfast. No WIFI, Basic rooms but clean.
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... and enjoyed themselves. We took a shared taxi back to Samarkand.
Dinner with the Kids
For dinner, we went to simple place Dave had found yesterday for a small bite. The electricity had gone out so our choice was manti and tomato cucumber salad by candle light. Rick has very expressive face and is a great comedian, tells great jokes. Dave came up with a few from his ...
... heir to Genghis Khan, last of the awesome Eurasian nomadic conquerors. His mausoleum, where his spiritual mentor, his sons and grandsons (including the noble Ulugh Beg, of whom more later) flank him, is unexpectedly simple in its construction, and modest in scale; it stays in the memory, however, for its towering entrance portal and stunning blue cupola without, and its lushly painted and tiled interior. The crack in the sarcophagus caused ...
... really shouldn't crack and generally manhandled and stretched. Grimacing at the pain and wincing as my bones cracked, I started to feel incredibly relaxed as all the stress from driving hellish roads and a lack of sleep was worked out of my muscles. Feeling like I could just close my eyes and fall asleep it was time for the next step, having ginger rubbed across my chest and back. The sensation of ginger on bare skin was a interesting one, both burning and cool it was a deep ...
... year. We figured that he must be now almost touching the ends so they will have to lengthen it again shortly. Quinn soon spotted a little river down below the mausoleum so after he and Alex had had a quick dip in it with the locals we headed back to the hotel for a group meeting and some drinks. We had organised some cars to take us out to another town the next day so left at 8am for the hour drive out there. The town Shakhrsiabz is the birth place of Amir Temur who was ...
... Registan, although, as far as I’ve heard, the square is the most impressive site.
Returning to the hotel, we checked email, then Paul and the kids went out for dinner. I joined them around 9pm, and we walked to the Registan to see if it were lit up (as we could see that they were installing lights up). It was not really lit, which was sad, so we returned to the hotel and had a glass of wine, then went to bed.