Nurota, Uzbekistan

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Nurota Travel Blogs (3)
Yurt Camp, Nurota, Uzbekistan travel blog

Yurt Camp

A travel blog entry by zullyzazaza

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It was a beautiful cloudless day as we drove through the Uzbek desert.  Passing through Nurota for lunch and a brief hike up the ancient fortress of Alexander the Great.  Close to the yurt camp we detoured again, this time to Aydar Lake.  ...

Road to Samarkand, Nurota, Uzbekistan travel blog

Road to Samarkand

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant


... c a ruin although the well was still in good working order.   Moving on to a Muslim shrine in Nurota, which is famed as being the most northerly place visited by Alexander the Great but this seems to be rather doubtful. There ...

Sleeping in the desert, Nurota Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan travel blog

Sleeping in the desert

A travel blog entry by joann.copperud


We headed out across the desert on a long travel day. We stopped in the town of Nurota which is pretty much in the middle of nowhere. But Alexander the Great wintered there and built a fort, the remains of which still stand.  I have to say that ...