TripAdvisor Reviews Semurg Bukhara
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... on arrival in the historic part of Bukhara. The streets are made of brick pavers which are all even. The madrassas, mosques, shops and other historic structures are fully refreshed with nary a spot of remodeling debris in sight. Clean and almost too sterile. Lyabi Haus is a tree line park plaza around a big pond.
We strolled through the merchant lined lanes and found Minzifa, a ...
... 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 ...
... Persian and Greek alike, I have cooled Kushan and Arab, I have howled at Mongols and Russians; I will tarry on, long after your race has gone, aeons after the desert swallows all."
I returned before sunset on the second day, to capture it in every audiovisual format available to us; there will be pictures uploaded; none will approach its presence.
That evening I experienced what is (and most likely will remain), by a vast gulf, ...
Monday August 11 2014
*Bukhara, known historically as one of Central Asia's holiest cities, was very much ...
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*Khiva seems to be well endowed with madrasah complexes. Some are now museums, restaurants, hotels etc. Madrasahs were similar to colleges or universities and offered both secular and religious education. Traditionally they are founded by wealthy citizens (as were mosques) hoping to perpetuate their memory and pave their way to heaven. Funding ...