I love Uzbekistan July 23rd 2008 Apart from all the sightseeing that we've been doing, most of our time is based around eating. Eating is definitely a big part of the culture here, so it's needless to say that I love it here! They also eat LOTS here, I'm talking double what we probably eat back home for each meal! There always tends to be salads, soups, bread, then the main course - which is often Plov, kebabs, or other meat dish ... read more
Asia » Uzbekistan » Samarkand Russia conquered Uzbekistan in the late 19th century. Stiff resistance to the Red Army after World War I was eventually suppressed and a socialist republic set up in 1924. During the Soviet era, intensive production of "white gold" (cotton) and grain... ... read more
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