Bukhara is a city on the historic Silk Road, situated between Samarkand and Khiva, the 2 other gems of Uzbekistan. Bukhara is central Asia’s holiest city and was once home to more than 300 mosques and 100 medressas. In the 9th and 10th centuries, it was the region’s religious and cultural heart, hosting the famed philosopher-scientist Avicenna as well as the Persian poets Firdausi and Rudaki.  http://caravanistan.com/places/magic-of-bukhara/

Bukhara is a city on the historic Silk Road, situated between Samarkand and Khiva, the 2 other gems of Uzbekistan. Bukhara is central Asia’s holiest city and was once home to more than 300 mosques and 100 medressas. In the 9th and 10th centuries, it was the region’s religious and cultural heart, hosting the famed philosopher-scientist Avicenna as well as the Persian poets Firdausi and Rudaki. http://caravanistan.com/places/magic-of-bukhara/

How to plan a trip to Central Asia to explore the Silk Road and countries such as Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

Central Asia Travel: A Beginner's Guide

How to plan a trip to Central Asia to explore the Silk Road and countries such as Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

Travel Central Asia: 15 Tips http://solotravelerblog.com/travel-central-asia-15-tips/

Travel Central Asia: 15 Tips

Travel Central Asia: 15 Tips http://solotravelerblog.com/travel-central-asia-15-tips/

TURKMENISTAN - Ancient Merv - The oldest and best preserved of the oasis cities along the Silk Route in Central Asia. Dates to 600 BCE - 1400 CE.

TURKMENISTAN - Ancient Merv - The oldest and best preserved of the oasis cities along the Silk Route in Central Asia. Dates to 600 BCE - 1400 CE.

Tajikistan is a culturally rich, landlocked country in Central Asia.  Plan your trip to Tajikistan with these useful travel guide!

Travel to Tajikistan

Tajikistan is a culturally rich, landlocked country in Central Asia. Plan your trip to Tajikistan with these useful travel guide!

A yurt... a portable, bent wood-framed dwelling structure traditionally used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia.

A yurt... a portable, bent wood-framed dwelling structure traditionally used by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia.

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