Discovering Turkmenistan’s Silk Road Legacy

Misrian, Dekhistan, Turkmenistan

I stepped carefully over the faded yellow, green and red bricks, pausing whenever a spot of turquoise or royal blue caught my eye –fragments of ceramic mixed in with the city ruins.  I tried to […]

Samarkand: Not So Golden Anymore?

Samarkand, Uzbekistan

We travel not for trafficking alone, By hotter winds our fiery hearts are fanned. For lust of knowing what should not be known, We take the Golden Road to Samarkand. Ah, the Golden Road to […]