Sasha & Son

Bukhara, Uzbekistan | Hotel

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The Holy City

A travel blog entry by ahartry


... would return in the morning, their questions were answered. They believed that the spirit was answering their questions. But when archaeologists studied the ruins in the early 20th century, they found an underground passage that ran from the tomb to the Ark, suggesting that maybe the spirit had some terrestrial help.

From that point, we walked to the lake to get a view of the ancient city walls in the distance. The walls ...

No Man's Land

A travel blog entry by ahartry


... They arrived quickly and recommended that we take Kyla to the emergency room. So, we quickly dressed and got in the ambulance with Kyla. Three young men who work at the hotel – or are some how associated with the hotel – offered to accompany us. One spoke English well and would serve as guide. We were very grateful and accepted his offer.

At the hospital, the doctor agreed that Kyla's arm was dislocated. He wanted to take an x-ray, which he did, and then they ...


A travel blog entry by cgmcmc


... were eager to trade and friendly and inquired about where we were coming from and where we were going. Prince Channing replied that we were heading to Khiva. The merchants were disgusted. One of them went so far as to spit angrily at our feet. He soon apologized, claiming that he was overtaken by hatred. We asked why Khiva was so awful and the merchants told us of the bitter rivalry between Khiva and Bukhara. Lili began claiming that the ...

The splendor of fabled Bukhara

A travel blog entry by wenzels


Another day, another super-highlight! Our program in Bukhara once again catered to all senses. This oasis in the Kyzylkum desert was a major stop on the Silk Road. We started at the relatively recent Emir's Summer Palace, built around 1911. It’s certainly not the big hit, but has a nice shady park and a poolside array of fairy-tale buildings. Next stop was the elegant colonnaded aiwan of the Bolo ...


A travel blog entry by mek1


... This was followed by Turkic invasion who were also Islamist converts. Then came the Mongol invaders. Genghis Khan's empyrean spread from China to the Caspian sea. The Mongols established Pax Mongolica. The Silk Road was a beneficiary of the peace and order that prevailed. Trade flourished unencumbered by attacks from roving bands. The next great nomadic ruler was Timerlane. Although his empire was lesser than the great Khan It ...

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This hotel, located in Bukhara, is near Chor-Minor, Ismail Samanid Mausoleum, Afrasiab, and Mir-i Arab Madrasah.
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