Culture

Central Asia in World Museums

Central Asia in World Museums The cultural and historical heritage of Central Asia is displayed in different museums around the world. Here we list some of the museums that provide online access to the Central Asian objects, as well as a list of museums in Central Asia. The State Hermitage Museum The Hermitage in St. […]

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Languages in Central Asia

Languages in Central Asia Kazakh? Kyrgyz? Tajik? Turkmen? Uzbek? Languages in Central Asia all sound very exotic and most people have difficulties to classify them. Knowing the national languages or a few words opens many doors for travelers. Often it’s enough being able to say hello and thank you to put a smile on the […]

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Central Asian Cuisine & Food

Introduction to Central Asian Cuisine Food’s an important part of any trip.  We both worry and get excited about all the delicious things we might taste during our travels.  We’ve put together a food guide so that if you’re about to embark on a journey through Central Asia, you’ll know what to expect.  We’ll unravel […]

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Pamir Houses

Pamiri Houses People in Pamir have a different language, culture, and religion to the Tajiks.  Even their houses stand out with their beauty and symbolism.  It is a tradition to build a house as a family, instead of buying one.  In a family, the youngest son stays with his parents after marriage to take care […]

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