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The Markets of Uzbekistan: A Photo Journey

The markets of Central Asia are colourful, fascinating and bursting with life and the markets of Uzbekistan are some of the best in the region.  The fresh produce is astounding from the famous pomegranates and melons to dried apricots, stuffed dates, nougat, halva, dried cheese and bread, bread, bread, and more bread. The markets of

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Border Crossing into Uzbekistan via the Fergana Valley

I think most travellers would agree that overland border crossing days always make them slightly nervous. For me crossing into Uzbekistan was no exception and I have to admit I was more nervous than normal as Uzbekistan has a reputation for being quite bureaucratic with border requirements that are quite particular with respect to a

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