Central Asia Travel – Meet “the Stans”

Central Asia Travel – Meet “the Stans”

TOP SIGHTS IN CENTAL ASIA Discover these highlights of Central Asia Travel! Almaty Kazakhstan Ashgabat Turkmenistan Big Almaty Lake Kazakhstan Burana Tower Kyrgyzstan Darvaza Turkmenistan Karaganda Gulag Kazakhstan Samarkand Uzbekistan Termiz Uzbekistan Table of...
Things to do in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Things to do in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

TOP THINGS TO DO IN SAMARKAND Discover things to do in Samarkand. No place is more synonymous with the ancient Silk Road than the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan. The very name evokes images of camels, caravansaries and conquerors such as Alexander the Great,...
Konye Urgench Ruins, Turkmenistan

Konye Urgench Ruins, Turkmenistan

Konye Urgench – A Lost City The UNESCO world heritage site of Konye Urgench in Turkmenistan was once the capital of the Khorezm Empire and the centre of the Islamic world until its sacking by Genghis Khan and Tamerlane in the 13th and 14th centuries. The town’s water...
Yerbent Desert Village, Turkmenistan

Yerbent Desert Village, Turkmenistan

Yerbent Desert Village The small village of Yerbent is an oasis in the Karakum Desert and offers a small glimpse of rural life in Turkmenistan. Situated just of the main Ashgabat to Konye Urgench highway (well, pot holed mud track with numerous police checkpoints),...
Kazakhstan Tourism – A Comprehensive Guide

Kazakhstan Tourism – A Comprehensive Guide

KAZAKHSTAN TOURISM Kazakhstan tourism is in its infancy by international standards, but with its extremely hospitable people, food to die for and varied Silk Road landscape of steppe, desert and mountains, this former soviet republic can’t stay a secret forever!...