Perhaps you’re not such a North Face fan. You are that maverick. Or maybe you only want to blend in a bit more in this snowy little village. Follow our advice. When that vegan muscle shoots into a cramp – stretch. You will look the part. Coats and jackets For fashionable city dwellers, the fur coat […]
Central Asia has many spectator-friendly games. They usually revolve around showing how bad-ass you are, either while riding a horse, wrestling down your opponent or a combination of the 2. On horseback there’s buzkashi, archery, racing after a girl, picking up a coin from the ground, long distance racing and the aforementioned horseback wrestling. Horse-less, […]
In the atmosperic, tiny village of Kish, near the historic town of Sheki, an unusual monument stands across from the quiet medieval Albanian church that dominates the central hill of the village. It’s a statue of Thor Heyerdahl, the Norwegian explorer who famously sailed across the Pacific in a simple self-made reed boat.
Before the conquest by Arabs in the 8th century AD, different religions lived side by side in Central Asia. Nestorianism, Manicheism, Zoroastrianism, Tengrianism and Buddhism were spread along the Silk Road and found fertile soil to grow in the minds of the people of Central Asia. Spread of Buddhism in Tajikistan Between the first to […]