Central Asia or Middle Asia is the core region of the Asian continent and stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north.
A majority of the people earn a living by herding livestock. Industrial activity centers in the region’s cities.
a post-apocalyptic ecological disaster area of a dead sea, filled with the empty husks of overturned rusting boats and seashells that once moved with life in this now dead region.
the breath-taking sight of five torquoise-blue lakes, connected by waterfalls, surrounded by barren wasteland in Afghanistan.
Central Asia’s most accessible ski resort.
an absolutely gorgeous alpine lake, and perhaps Central Asia’s most iconic natural wonder.
the most famous of Turkmenistan’s many ruined medieval Silk Road cities.
ruined Parthian fortresses comprising a UNESCO World Heritage site within easy striking distance of Ashgabat.