Off the beaten path: Tajikistan

Tajikistan, the destination with the most beautiful untouched mountains of Pamir, the place with interesting ancient past, most of which is still not fully explored, is an off the beaten path place by itself. You can explore the stone age paintings on the mountains, see amazing lakes, interesting and unusual ruins, eat some yummy plov and some other weird foods, learn about the influences of the Silk Road on the place in the ancient days and more.

Ajina-Tepa, the Buddhistic cloister of Vahsh valley

The Buddhistic cloister of Ajina-Tepa in Tajikistan revealed a Buddhist part of the land's history and its influence in spreading Buddhism from India to China. Among the main findings was a 12 meter…