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Ghonchi, Tajikistan
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....
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Nukus, Uzbekistan
The city of Nukus is located in the Karakalpak desert of western Uzbekistan and is the gateway to the famous shrinking Aral Sea and the graveyard of ships stranded in the sand. Once controlled by the Soviet Empire, Uzbekistan has a history of...
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Samarkand, Uzbekistan
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...
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Bukhara, 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...
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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...
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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.
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Urtayap, Uzbekistan
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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Khiva, Uzbekistan
Khiva must have been one tough place in centuries past when it was a town on the Silk Road and a slave trading center. Inside the walled city is this walled enclave, the Khan’s home or Kunya Ark (Old Fortress). Outside this gate, in the vast...