7 surprises of the Silk Route

By on Aug 10, 2017 in Adventure Travel, Asia, Attractions, China, Going Out, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Regions, Road Travel, Speciality Travel, Uzbekistan

The Silk Route has connected the East with the West for over 2,000 years, acting as a catalyst in the development of China, India, the Middle East and Europe. It wasn’t just goods such as silk and spices that were traded along the route; ideas, religions, and even diseases were passed on, shaping many countries’ identities.

Today, you can travel along a section of the ancient route from central China to Uzbekistan. It’s a journey that takes you through mountains and deserts, immerses you in a variety of cultures and lets you explore the region’s rich history. Part of the thrill is also about encountering the unexpected: below are a few surprises we’ve discovered along the way.

Xian’s Terracotta Warriors are still being uncovered

One of China’s

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