Tag: UZ – Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures

50 Best Destinations To Spend Your Points In 2022; Caroline Lupi & Dia Adams; Forbes

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Antarctica

If your main goal for 2022 is to get away from almost everyone on Earth, Caroline Lupi and Dia Adams have got a prime location for you. The White Continent is beckoning, and so are its home populations of penguins and seals! The best time to visit Antarctica is during Antarctic summer, which is winter in the northern hemisphere.

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The controversy behind this Silk Road city’s ancient wonders; Patrick Kenny; National Geographic

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In Uzbekistan, debate simmers around whether restoration in Samarkand preserves or erases history.

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Ancient and Unique Uzbekistan: Samarkand region II; Nadezhda Dukhovny; Times of Israel

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From the blog of Nadezhda Dukhovny at The Times of Israel…

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Uzbekistan: How is the mysterious country enticing Western visitors?; Tina Walsh; Euronews

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Once a major trading route on the Silk Road, an outward-looking Uzbekistan is celebrating 30 years of independence from the USSR.

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What Makes Uzbekistan An Unsung Hero Amongst Travellers To Asia; Shreshtha Goswami; ED Times

Uzbekistan, a country that boasts of its serene, ethereal and ancient beauty, is an undiscovered gem of Asia that awaits travellers from all across the world to come and serve their vagabond soul a sense of satisfaction. A former Soviet Republic, Uzbekistan is now an independent nation with Tashkent as the largest and capital city of it.

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A Unique story of Samarkand; Soma Chakravertty; National Herald India

Registan means a sandy place, a desert in Persian language. But Registan of Samarkand is a different story. In the ancient city of Samarkand, ruled by the Timurid dynasty it was the heart of the city.

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It’s simpler to visit Uzbekistan with a new visa-free scheme; Megan Eaves; Lonely Planet

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Postcards from Uzbekistan: the Tilla-Kori Madrassah; Seamus Kearney; Euronews

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Once a place of Islamic learning, this magestic madrassah in Samarkand dates back to the 1600s…

Source: Postcards from Uzbekistan: the Tilla-Kori Madrassah

Samarkand, a window on an ancient empire; Seamus Kearney; Euronews

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