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Sunday, December 18, 2011

5 Quick Links: The Silk Route


               Karakol Lake photo by Christine McDonald via Travelling Two Blog



For obvious reasons I read a lot of things about the Silk Route these days. Here is a selection of a few posts from my favorite travel bloggers and one bonus link I think is neatto. If you like what you read, please let them know in the comments.



Turkish Recipies - From the Expat blog Turkeys for Life. These guys post some great pics and stories with insights from their lives in Turkey. This is a good post of turkish recipes... yum!
http://www.turkeysforlife.com/2011/12/turkish-food-recipes-2011-favourites.html





If you click on just one link, make it this one.... 


Beautiful Panoramic Photo of Disco ball Mosque - from Uncornered Market, This panoramic shot of the "disco ball mosque" is captivating.
http://www.uncorneredmarket.com/2011/12/shah-cheragh-mosque-shiraz-panorama/




Tehran Markets, in Pictures -
From Angela Corrias at Chasing the Unexpected - My favorite thing to do in any country is visit the local markets. Angela does a good job of capturing Iran's






Cycling the Pamir Highway - 10 Questions with Christine McDonald on Travelling Two's blog. Great stories and advice from people who have been there and done that.
http://travellingtwo.com/resources/10questions/pamir-highway





Video of Turpan, China - Not a travel blog but a series of videos from the Silk Road Music Project. Part 10 of a series.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sEWIKW15Ss&feature=youtube_gdata


Want more?  You can follow me on Twitter where I post lots of links pertaining to tours I’m researching or follow me on Google Plus.


Bonus Link: 

The Worlds Cheapest (and lightest?) Multi Tool for bike repair - DIY -
http://www.biketinker.com/2011/projects/worlds-cheapest-multi-tool/



Paul

3 comments:

Julia said...

Thanks for the mention! Much appreciated. :)

Angela said...

Thanks a lot for mentioning my post on Tehran markets :)

Paul McManus said...

You both are very welcome! But its me who should be thanking you. I enjoy reading both your blogs and the information is great for our clients.