Category: Uzbekistan

My second visit to Central Asia in 2008 started in Kazakhstan and brought me from there to Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. As I needed to see something else besides Central Asia I finished the trip in India, my plan to visit Pakistan unfortunately failed. By the time I got to Uzbekistan I was short on time and treated it more like a transit country. I still could not withstand the temptation to spend a bit of time in beautiful Samarkand with its amazing Islamic monuments like the Registan ensemble, the Bibi-Khanym Mosque, Gur-e-Amir Mausoleum or the graves at Shah-i-Zinda. […]

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