Introduction PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 Background Information Geography and climate, Natural history and conservation, History, Government and politics, Economy, People, Language, Religion, Education, Culture, Sport Chapter 2 Practical Information When to visit, Highlights, Suggested itineraries, Tour operators, Red tape, Embassies, Getting there and away, Health, Safety, What to take, Money and Budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Nightlife, Public holidays and festivals, Shopping, Arts and entertainment, Photography, Media and communications, Business, Opening times, Buying property, Cultural etiquette, Travelling positively PART TWO THE GUIDE Chapter 3 Tashkent and Environs Tashkent, Around Tashkent Chapter 4 Fergana Valley and the East Namangan, Andijan, Margilan, Fergana, Kokand Chapter 5 Samarkand and Dzhizak Provinces Samarkand, Dzhizak Chapter 6 Qashqa Darya and Surkhan Darya Provinces Shakhrisabz, Karshi, Denau, Termez Chapter 7 Navoi Province Navoi, Karmana, Nurata Chapter 8 Bukhara Province Bukhara, Gijduvan Chapter 9 Khorezm Province Urgench, Khiva Chapter 10 Republic of Karakalpakstan Nukus, Moynaq Appendix 1 Language Appendix 2 Glossary Appendix 3 Further Information Index
Sophie Ibbotson and Max Lovell-Hoare are perpetual travellers and have lived and worked in Central Asia since 2008. They run Maximum Exposure Productions, a business and PR consultancy firm that specialises in the region, and they have lectured about the 'Stans to institutions including the Royal Geographical Society, the Royal Asiatic Society and the Royal Society for Asian Affairs. Their commentary and travel writing has been featured in Newsweek, the Financial Times, the Sunday Telegraph and Travel & Leisure magazine, as well as in the academic journal Asian Affairs.
Author Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare manage to succesfully balance
Bradt's commitment to the bigger picture while cramming in the
on-the-ground detail that you'd need to safely self-drive down the
Packed with detail and historical background.--Wanderlust