Bukhara is a city on the historic Silk Road, situated between Samarkand and Khiva, the 2 other gems of Uzbekistan. Bukhara is central Asia’s holiest city and was once home to more than 300 mosques and 100 medressas. In the 9th and 10th centuries, it was the region’s religious and cultural heart, hosting the famed philosopher-scientist Avicenna as well as the Persian poets Firdausi and Rudaki. UZBEKISTAN

Bukhara is a city on the historic Silk Road, situated between Samarkand and Khiva, the 2 other gems of Uzbekistan. Bukhara is central Asia’s holiest city and was once home to more than 300 mosques and 100 medressas.

TRAVELLING SOLO THROUGH THE SILK ROAD - Three months ago, I took a 2.5 month trip through the Silk Road, a ancient network of trade routes, starting from China, I went through Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and finally Turkmenistan and it was honestly the most unforgettable trip I have ever had traveling. The rawness of the hospitality and kindness was beyond any words that I can describe. By Sophia Kim for WeAreTravelGirls.com

CONQUERING STIGMAS: TRAVELLING SOLO THROUGH THE SILK ROAD

As a women travelling solo through the Silk Road carries some stigmas. In this post we share the positive experiences of a 2 month trip here.

Jiayuguan Fort, silk road, Gansu Province, China

Great Wall of China / Jiayuguan Fortress century); at the west end of the Great Wall of China, near the city of Jiayuguan in Gansu province. it is one of the main passes of the Great Wall.

Великий Шелковый Путь!!! Грандиозный торговый маршрут, который соединил Восток и Запад. Он стал причиной возникновения множества уникальных городов, исторических памятников, обычаев и даже государств. Путь из Европы в Азию до II в. до н.э обрывался у границ Китая. Древнейшую китайскую цивилизацию от остального мира скрывали горные системы Азии – Тянь-Шань, Кунь-Лунь, Каракорум, Гиндукуш, Гималаи. Но во II веке до н.э.

INDIA: The great silk road: Spices.this is here everyday, but when you see it for the first time it's like a work of art that went unsigned.and pics.

The Silk Road was a vast system of trade routes that connected China with tas far as Rome.

Central Asia in ancient and medieval times was the crossroads of civilization, connecting China with the West.

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