Why you must put Uzbekistan on your travel bucket list.

Deutsch? Klick hier! Pictures/Bilder? C/Klick here/hier! When thinking about Uzbekistan, what comes to mind? Perhaps Soviet-style buildings and towns stuck in time. Maybe a few donkeys hauling goods to the next bazar or Ladas carrying a stone oven on its roof. Or, dazzling mosques with complex carved minarets, pulsating cities with LED street lights and […]

Mountains calling

Deutsch? Klick hier! Pictures/Bilder? C/Klick here/hier! Winter in Uzbekistan’s capital is different than the winters we have experienced so far in both Germany and the Midwest. There is frost and definitely snow, so there is a chance for an occasional snow man in the front yard. Keep in mind, though, that he needs to be […]

It’s the beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Deutsch? Klickhier! Pictures/Bilder? C/Klickhere/hier! When frosted grass fields greet you in the morning, when pre-dawn fogs replace the smoke of burned leaves, and when your (American) neighbors visit you to carol… then you know, it’s Christmas time around the globe. Even in Tashkent. I am a Christmas guy. I love the smell of oranges, cinnamon, […]