uzbekistan (october 9, 2011)

After school last Friday we jumped on a plane and headed off to deepest darkest Uzbekistan, expecting an off the beaten track adventure. While it may be off the North American track, the first part of our trip was in a land of blue hairs, bus tours and bad buffets.  All of which I loathe, particularly now that the boys think John and I will soon be joining their ranks… we are getting SO old! Most of our fellow tourists are from the former USSR or India and Pakistan. We are greeted in every hotel not by our name but as “ah, the Canadians”. We are the only people traveling with children. Continue reading