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Aral Sea

Journey To The Aral Sea. Karakalpakstan

Rupert Parker Sets Out For A Dip In The Disappearing Aral Sea.

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Insider Guide to Uzbekistan: Heart of the Silk Road

Towering minarets and dazzling tiled madrassas have long drawn foreign travellers across the desert sands to Samarkand.

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Man with Grapes

Uzbekistan Wine Route

In Uzbekistan most of the population practise Islam so it’s surprising that it’s packed with vineyards. Indeed, during Soviet Union times, it was the major producer of sweet wines, partnering with Georgia who produced the drier stuff.

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