Once a major trading route on the Silk Road, an outward-looking Uzbekistan is celebrating 30 years of independence from the USSR.
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.
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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A fearless and seasoned traveler learns the hard way that her medication is illegal in Uzbekistan.
Once a place of Islamic learning, this magestic madrassah in Samarkand dates back to the 1600s…