Central Asia

Central Asia Trekking – Packing List

Central Asia Trekking – Packing List   First, general advice is to pack light and layer your clothes. The weather in the mountains is always unpredicable; there can be bright sunshine in the mornings, clouds and light wind in the afternoon and rain in the evening. It can get hot or cold very quickly; therefore, […]

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Travel Information & Tips

Central Asia – plugs & sockets

Central Asia – plugs & sockets Nowadays, an important part of any trip or even any casual day became our electronic devices. Therefore it is good to know about plugs and sockets in Central Asia and what kind of adaptor to bring to charge your electronics during your tour.  Generally, the whole of Central Asia […]

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Uzbekistan-  Top 10 Souvenirs to Buy

Uzbekistan – top 10 souvenirs to buy Ceramics Wood carvings Ikat fabrics -Uzbek textiles Embroidery Samarkand paper Puppet Miniature paintings Metal art – engravings  and jewelry NATIONAL HATS AND CLOTHES Carpets What is your favorite souvenir that you like to buy on your trips? What would you like to buy in Uzbekistan or Central Asia? Tag […]

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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan – Cuisine & Food

Plov |Pilaf – Плов The main dish in Uzbekistan is called plov. There are around 200 varieties of this meal.  It’s so important to Uzbek cuisine and culture that it is featured as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.  Nationwide competitions are held to see who can make the best plov.  It is of […]

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