Featured Samarkand Stories
Jessica Hayden - jphayden 
In a former Soviet Republic, authorities were hastily making last minute preparations for a visiting international delegation. Frenetic telephone calls were made and received. Bulldozers were in high...
Ancient History |
Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,579]
In Samarkand's ancient central square, Uzbek craftsmen sit in front of their shops under a blazing sun waiting for visitors who never come. Hotels open their huge dining halls to a handful of...