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Nukus to Samarkand

It’s compulsory for any blog about a journey to Samarkand to include this poem, so here it is: We travel not for trafficking alone; By hotter winds our fiery hearts are fanned: For lust of knowing what should not be known We take the Golden Road to Samarkand. By James Elroy Flecker. Full version here. … Continue reading Nukus to Samarkand