Bukhara (formerly known as Bokhara in 19th century English) is the one of the largest cities in Uzbekistan with a population of around 250 000. Strategically located on the ancient Silk Route, the city experienced quick growth and wealth and this is reflected in the architecture and history to todays visitors.
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homestay - do you like the idea?
In Bukhara (Uzbekistan), I kind of stayed at a homestay but maybe it was more similar to a bed and breakfast. I paid money to stay there and had a seperate room and bathroom area. But it was not in a hotel but part of a large house. My room was across the courtyard from the area where the people lived ...
From Bukhara on the Silk Road eastwards: no silk today, cotton instead. Along a completely straight road to Qarshi irrigation channels in disrepair from Soviet times and abandonded fields, where thick salt crusts don't allow for any agriculture. Still cotton is grown and processed in the area ...
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