Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan,Azerbaijan,Georgia, Armenia
Collected by Carole Flaxman
When I lived in Uzbekistan, most of my food shopping was done at outdoor markets. I really came to appreciate the social interaction and feel of community at these markets where each vendor specializes in selling only one or two types of products....
I will say a hundred times over, my experiences in Uzbekistan were less then ideal. I guess the great Silk Road cities had been built up so much in my mind that reality could never be satisfactory. In response to this feeling, I spent a lot of...
2 Eshony Pir Street, Bukhara 705000, Uzbekistan
Men always find a place to meet. Depending upon the region of the world, men gather in bars, on street corners, in teahouses, in city parks, at cafes, or elsewhere. There they may have a bite to eat, a drink, play games or just talk. Here in...
73, Bakhouddin Nakshbandi street, Buxoro 200100, Uzbekistan
If you ever decide to go to Bukhara, I highly suggest the Amulet Hotel which is located in the center of the old town, in an old Madrassah that has been converted into a bed and breakfast. We became particularly close with a younger fellow who...
Eshoni-Pir 63 street, Bukhara 200118, Buxoro 200118, Uzbekistan
If you are in dire need of some fresh salad in Uzbekistan, Minzifa is the place to go. You can enjoy a plate of beet salad and a beer on top of the roof terrace while watching the sun set over the landscape of the Bukhara skyline.
I visited Central Asia in 2011 and had a two-day stay in the historic city of Khiva, Uzbekistan. Khiva has a long history as a side branch of the Silk Road. Today it is a well preserved city full of wonderful mosques, tombs, palaces, alleys and...
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