Monday, June 7, 2010

Exploring the Enchanting Silk Road...


I am back with a bang and have lots to share with you!

I got back from a 12 day holiday filled with great discoveries, fun, laughter, warmth and love. I went to a part of the world that I wanted to discover for so long, an area that I was unfamiliar with and that is nestled away in its own little world. My dream finally came true a few weeks ago when David and I made our way to the mysterious Uzbekistan.


We took more than 2,000 photos during our stay there, and as you can imagine, it is taking quite a while to sort them and the videos out.

My trip to Uzbekistan started off with a flight from Geneva to Tashkent via Moscow. The flight was operated by Aeroflot, and this in itself was an adventure. More about that later, when I write about my return to Geneva. I must admit that I was nervous and skeptical about flying with Aeroflot and did not quite know what to expect at all, but I am relieved that I am back in one piece.

After a 10 hour flight, including the transfer in Moscow, we reached Uzbekistan's capital, Tashkent, at 3.30am. From there, we took a domestic flight to Urgench to start our trip from west to east.

Our 12 day trip was like this:

Tashkent - Urgench - Khiva - Ayaz Kala - Bukhara - Samarkand - Shakrishabz - Tashkent


You can watch my video below to have a glimpse of Uzbekistan. As usual, each segment of the trip will be written about in detail in the upcoming entries! Hope you like the video!


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4 comments:

Ravipa said...

Welcome back! That Uzbek lady looks like you!

Sriram said...

This is a great summary ! Bring on the other videos !

Jean Paul said...

The short film is a good and beautiful abstract. We look after photos and comments.

Bharath said...

Brilliant!

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