[PIC] Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan – Deserts

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Ouzbek bazaars, and last stop before the Pamir Highway

We left Bukhara, heading for Dushanbe, in Tazhikistan. Moutains progressively appeared, making us happy of the change from endless dusty deserts.

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Uzbekistan’s yogourt on bread… And the magnificent city of Bukhara !

Once our photos inspected and our medicine looked at, we could enter Uzbekistan !

The first thing we noticed was the hord of black market money changers. In Ouzbekistan especially, the difference between the offial rate and the black market one is huge: twofold ! Not trusting their local currency, and given the inflation rate, Uzbeks convert their savings in …

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