Central Asia cuisine consists of simple and tasty, often hearty dishes - the kind of dishes that help you get through a harsh winter. A mixture of Turkish-Asian-Russian influence and nomadic traditions, with a lot of grilled meat (mutton, horse) but also vegetarian dishes!...
A country of traditions, made of cotton, a welcoming land for travellers on the Silk Road:
Welcome to Uzbekistan!
Language(s) Uzbek, russian
Currency Uzbek Sum
Hitchhiking level Super easy
Big bags, full carts, dust, speechless faces. How not to notice us, with our big backpacks, stuck in the middle of a crowd of locals, our bright red burgundy passports in hand? Uzbek customs officers came to our rescue, all smiles: in all their careers, they didn't have to see many tourists passing by Izbozkan, this small pedestrian border lost in the middle of the fields...