Here are our suggestions on travelling off the beaten road in Uzbekistan to the beautiful Asraf village, the fast disappearing Aral Sea and ancient Khiva!
An ancient city well known for its brutal past as being one of the most important slave trading markets in Central Asia. We also got to witness the making of bread and the celebration of the newly weds in Khiva!
The first time that we got invited into a local family’s home and we had the best time of our Central Asia journey with them! We finally understood why Uzbek is so well known for their hospitality!
The grand question of it all when it comes to Central Asia, where in the world is it? The next grand question of all is, is there even anything to do there? Well, we were asking ourselves the same question, because honestly before we embarked on this trip, we have also never heard of these(…)
Travel back in time with us to one of the most ancient cities of the world, Samarkand – the heart of the Great Silk Road!
The sad fate of the fast disappearing Aral Sea which once used to be the 4th largest sea in the world. Visit the Aral Sea while you still can!
Our experience on applying for visas to Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran & Armenia. Includes useful tips, the location of the embassy, documents needed, how long it took and the difficulty level of applying for the visa.
Our suggestion on a off-road destination in Uzbekistan – Asraf Village in Nuratau! Beautiful serene place away from the city, a must go if you can afford the time!
Here are the main highlights of Bukhara and also why it’s one of our favourite ancient city of Uzbekistan.