Off the beaten path: Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan, the destination with a very rich history, the place of white gold (cotton) production in the former USSR, a jewel on a silk road of the ancient times, has lots to offer to the off the beaten path travelers. There is a variety of amazing architectural curiosities, nature reserves, Baikonur cosmodrome, the eerie and weird semi-ghost city of Mo'ynaq, unusual Elliq Qala fortress and more.

Mo'ynoq - the city of the dead ships

Mo'ynoq, a town in Uzbekistan, used to be a thriving port city. Now, Aral Sea, which the city stood on, has dried up due to the human thoughtlessness, and the place is considered one of the creepiest…
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