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Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Jan 2, 13 • Azerbaijan, Georgia, Holland, Iran, Myanmar / Burma, Romania, Thailand, Travel experiences, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan2 Comments »
Year 2012 was very successful in terms of traveling and full of thrilling impressions and amazing discoveries. In 2012 I started my long term trip and spent exactly half of the year (July-December) traveling full time. First part of the year I...
Uzbek food - serious reason to visit Uzbekistan

Uzbek food – serious reason to visit Uzbekistan

Jun 28, 12 • Uzbekistan1 Comment »
If you ask me to give three reasons to visit Uzbekistan, i will definitely answer: 1) Hospitality, 2) Food and 3) Architecture. Or 1)Food, 2) Hospitality and 3) Architecture. Or 1) Architecture….but you get the point, food is always one of...
The tomb of Tamerlane / Timur - Gur Emir mausoleum in Samarkand

The tomb of Tamerlane / Timur – Gur Emir mausoleum in Samarkand

Dec 29, 11 • Central Asia, Samarkand, Uzbekistan2 Comments »
One of the main attractions of Samarkand is Gur Emir mausoleum. It is the mausoleum of the conqueror Timur (also known as Tamerlane) where his tomb is located.                The mausloleum is a part of Muhammad Sultan ensemble...
Samarkand - the capital of Tamerlane

Samarkand – the capital of Tamerlane

Dec 26, 11 • Central Asia, Samarkand, Uzbekistan4 Comments »
I have never really connected Smarkand with Uzbekistan. I knew it is there, but  when i think of Uzbekistan, i think about the Soviet Socialistic Republic of Uzbekistan. While thinking of Samarkand, which was the capital of Tamerlane Empire,...