Overland in Turkmenistan and Uzbekhistan – from the Darvaza Gas Craters to the Aral Sea

After a couple of days in the marble city of Ashgabat, we made our way to Khiva in Uzbekhistan. Four nights of bushcamping, a surprisingly quick border crossing, burning craters and a night among shipwrecks at what used to be the bottom of the Aral Sea. But let me start at the beginning. We left … More Overland in Turkmenistan and Uzbekhistan – from the Darvaza Gas Craters to the Aral Sea

Temples of Bagan

My friend and I have spent the last few days exploring the temples of Bagan. Numbers vary when it comes to how many temples and pagodas you can find around the area and I’ve read anything from 3000 to 4000. I guess it depends on whether or not you count the really small ones. There … More Temples of Bagan