Advertisement
« previous next »
the old town  
   

the old town

i stumbled on this beautiful street lined with grapevines in the old town. these women were hanging out on the street, enjoying the cool breeze.
A taste of Tashkent

July 9th 2008
I am now in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan and starting to feel like I'm functioning normally again after a week of madness. I have been suffering from a severe lack of sleep - partly my fault as I decided to have a big night (or two) in Bangkok over the weekend, but also because I was stressed about whether I was really going to be able to get my Uzbek visa processed in one day in Bangkok as ... read more
Asia » Uzbekistan » Tashkent

Uzbekistani Flag 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
Advertisement
Tot: 2.184s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 9; qc: 43; dbt: 0.034s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb