Cascoly Travel 2024 Uzbekistan Small Group Tour

Jewels of the Silk Road: A Grand Tour of Uzbekistan Our small group tours explore a mix traditional and classical sites and seldom visited areas. In Uzbekistan we’ll spend 2 days in each of the major cities: Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand & Tashkent. With a maximum of 12 participants, we eat at small local restaurants and… Continue reading Cascoly Travel 2024 Uzbekistan Small Group Tour

Jewels of the Silk Road: A Grand Tour of Uzbekistan

Cascoly Travel 2024 Uzbekistan Small Group Tour It had been 40  years since I’d been in the Silk Road cities of Uzbekistan, so I was looking forward to our scouting trip in November 2023.  Lutfi & I planned to lead a small group there in 2024. We stayed in small hotels within easy walking distance… Continue reading Jewels of the Silk Road: A Grand Tour of Uzbekistan

Soul of the Silk Road: Discovering Asia’s Rich Heritage

Take a captivating journey through the rich tapestry of cultures, histories, and landscapes that define the diverse continent of Asia. In this blog, we embark on an exciting exploration of the distinctive regions of Turkey, China, India, Southeast Asia, and Central Asia. Each destination offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity, creating a mosaic… Continue reading Soul of the Silk Road: Discovering Asia’s Rich Heritage

Back in the USSR – Part 2: Sweated & Feted – Bukhara & Samarkand

Jewels of the Silk Road: A Grand Tour of Uzbekistan Previously, on “Back in the USSR”: In 1984 I responded to an invitation from the Soviet Sports Committee to visit the  Pamir, Central Asia & the Caucasus.    We explored the steppes below Pik Lenin and helicoptered into Fortembek base camp for Pik Communizm. Now we… Continue reading Back in the USSR – Part 2: Sweated & Feted – Bukhara & Samarkand