Silk Road: Samarkand, Uzbekistan – October 2019

We would like to dedicate this section of the blog to those that live and have lived by the Ode below. thank you for your service to our country. The Golden Road to Samarkand [1913]) “The Master of the Caravan said: But who are ye in rags and rotten shoes, You – dirty bearded, blocking […]

Silk Road: Bukhara, Uzbekistan – October 2019

Wednesday 9 October 2019: Sylvia We left Khiva at 9am this morning to drive the ~480kms to Bukhara. The first part of the trip was quite interesting, driving through the city of Urgench and passing areas of intensive agriculture with rice paddies and fields of corn, carrots and cotton. There is an incredible irrigation system […]