Global Traveler Touts Backstreets & Bazaars of Uzbekistan
Global Traveler spotlighted Uzbek food and culture in a recent article about MIR’s Backstreets & Bazaars of Uzbekistan small group tour, inviting readers to “take a tasty 10-day culinary tour…this spring, and celebrate Navruz, the Uzbek New Year.”
Offered by Seattle-based MIR Corporation (specialists in tourism to Russia and surrounding countries and twice voted one of National Geographic Adventure’s Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth), the tour takes in the three celebrated Silk Road oases of Bukhara, Khiva and Samarkand.
Among some of the tour’s highlights featured in the article are an exploration of “the ancient city of Khiva and its Old Town, a UNESCO-listed area replete with minarets, cobblestone streets and the Kunya Ark…time at Siab Bazaar for a master class in cooking the popular dish known as plov; [and] Urgut and its renowned crafts market, with attendance at a buzkashi match — a Central Asian sport involving tests of strength and horsemanship.”
PUBLISHED: December 19, 2017