Finished with the 'Stans (for now) September 28th 2010 Overall we spent 5 weeks in Central Asia in four different countries. Here are some of the highlights of each:
Gets the award for the most quirky country. The Ashgabat camel market is still one of our favorites!
Lots of French tourists, and interesting architecture from the days of the silk route. This country is a place to visit, if you like history.
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Asia » Kyrgyzstan A Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions, Kyrgyzstan was annexed by Russia in 1864; it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Nation-wide demonstrations in the spring of 2005 resulted in the oust... ... read more
Welcome to our travelblog page. We initally called ourselves "AfricaBound" because we spent a year traveling around Africa from August 2007 to August 2008. At that time, little did we even think that we could go on another extended trip. Somehow through much perseverance and determination we were able to save up for yet another extended trip, this time as sort of a honeymoon. Our current itinerary has us traveling from July 2010 until December 2011 through Central Asia, China, New Zealand, Australia and then back up to SE Asia, Nepal, India and then finally Japan.
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