Uzbekistan – Art Rocks!

Uzbekistan – Art Rocks!

UZBEKISTAN Art Rocks! Deviate from the traditional tourist route in Uzbekistan and you’ll find incredible ancient rock art. Just 45 kilometres north-east of the city of Navoi you can discover a unique gallery of rock paintings in the fertile Sarmyshsay Gorge....
Uzbekistan – The ‘Feel Good’ Dance

Uzbekistan – The ‘Feel Good’ Dance

UZBEKISTAN The ‘Feel Good’ Dance Lazgi is the dance with a feel-good factor, making you feel a joie de vivre or zest for life.  Lazgi Dance is the most famous dance of Uzbekistan’s Khorezm province. It is a dance full of fiery passion, performed by...
Uzbekistan – Buddhism Heritage

Uzbekistan – Buddhism Heritage

UZBEKISTAN Buddhism Heritage Did you know that while Islam, followed by 92% of the population, is the predominant religion in Uzbekistan, it wasn’t always the case? Buddhism has been woven into the history of Uzbekistan since the missionaries brought the religion to...
Uzbekistan – A Rural Gem

Uzbekistan – A Rural Gem

UZBEKISTAN A Rural Gem   Once you’ve seen the most popular destinations of Uzbekistan, take a few days to get off the beaten path and experience the atmosphere of the Nuratau Mountains.  Located on the border of the Kyzylkum Desert, far from the big cities, this...
Uzbekistan – Legendary Registan Square

Uzbekistan – Legendary Registan Square

UZBEKISTAN Legendary Registan Square   Legend says that from the 15th to the 19th century, public executions took place on Registan Square in Samarkand. The ground was covered with sand to absorb the blood, and hence the area was named Registan, which means...
Uzbekistan – The Vanishing Sea

Uzbekistan – The Vanishing Sea

UZBEKISTAN The Vanishing Sea   Just half a century ago the salt-water lake, the Aral Sea, was the fourth largest sea in the world. Now it is an arid surreal place with martian landscapes and graveyards of ghost ships. The Aral Sea is located at the border of...