Turkmenistan Off The Beaten Path

  • Kekirdek
    by sachara
  • Kekirdek, homestay
    Kekirdek, homestay
    by sachara
  • Approach of the ruins of Nisa
    Approach of the ruins of Nisa
    by sachara

Turkmenistan Off The Beaten Path

  • Kekirdek, nomad village in the Karakum...

    About 90% of Turkmenistan is desert, so you haven't seen the country, if you don't visit the desert. We visited the village Kekirdek, located in the heart of Karakum desert at 120 km from Ashgabat. Kekirdek is a village of settled nomads. We could spend the night here staying with a local family. Our trip was arranged by DN Tours. This company...

  • Turkmenbashi's Japanese Soldier's grave...

    Turkmenbashi is on the Caspean Sea across from Baku. It is also at the end of a long hot desert. The airport is actually on the edge of the desert. The road into the city goes through a cut in the surrounding hills that was originally dug by the Japanese soldiers during WW2. They were there looking for oil. There is a cemetary along the road that...

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