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Stan-ning Uzbekistan: Samarkand, Crossroads of Cultures

Samarkand was the last stop of our journey in Uzbekistan. It was added to UNESCO World Heritage List in 2001 as Crossroads of Cultures, one of the 5 sites listed in Uzbekistan so far. 1 334 mots de plus



Two roads diverge…we took the road less travelled, to Samarkand 467 mots de plus

Postcard Flashback: Our Only Visitor to Uzbekistan

During my first tour in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, we only had one visitor – my mom. She came to visit in August 2016 and although I mentioned it twice ( 2 356 mots de plus

Foreign Service

Uzbekistan I: Silk Road Cities


Uzbekistan is well known globally for its extractive institutions. There are no many countries, where people are obliged to work for free in cotton fields. 1 138 mots de plus

Discovering Uzbekistan - blue cupolas and dreams of 1001 nights in Samarkand

In September/October 2019, I was in Uzbekistan. Our tour ended with the city of Samarkand, where the blue cupolas seem to have come from the tales of 1001 nights. 1 582 mots de plus


Uzbekistan photo gallery

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Photos are taken: Bukhara – Khiva – Samarkand – Tashkent – Shahrisabz

Travel Photos

Discovering Uzbek history mirrored in world history (Alexander the Great, Islam and the Mongols)

End of September/beginning of October 2019, I  am in Uzbekistan. I want to find out about the roots of the Uzbeks and identify the following six highlights in their history mirrored in world history (note that I am not a historian by profession): 1 304 mots de plus