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Why we travel: Insights from Uzbekistan, postcard 5

I don’t think I’ve ever pinched myself but I did cry the first time I visited Euro Disney. Why? It was as naff as I had expected but for me it was like the Taj Mahal, something momentous and I … Continue reading

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Plov, the only dish on the Silk Route. Travels on the Silk Route 4

Plov, if you are starving hungry, is probably the dish for you, Lil writes; Heaps of rice boiled in fatty stock with a few carroty bits and bobs added and a generous portion of fatty meat plonked on top.   In Uzbekistan … Continue reading

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Silk on the Silk Route. Travels from Uzbekistan 3

 Lil ponders on what to buy as a gift when travelling on the Silk Route. Silk of course. Do you remember those funny little glass domed things with an Eiffel tower inside which when you shook them looked as if … Continue reading

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Post card from Uzbekistan, following the silk route. Lil

What tales we have to tell! Our onward flight from Istanbul to Osh (Kyrgistan) was cancelled so we had to wait for the next one. We were therefore forced to stay for 2 days in Istanbul courtesy of Turkish Airlines … Continue reading

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Going on an Adventure, to a place Lil cant spell

I’m going on an adventure. We are going on an adventure.  We’ve chosen a country that’s not easy to spell and is as far from the oceans as you can get.   It has a sea but the Russians used it all … Continue reading

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