July 04, 2011
The City of the Turquoise Mountain
The Minaret of Jam is like something out of a Robert E. Howard story, "part of The City of the Turquoise Mountain, which is the lost Afghan capital of the Middle Ages - Firuzkuh (Firuz Koh)".
Adventure tourism: Dan Cruickshank travels to Qasr Zarafshan.
Ancient tourism: "A caravansary, or khan, also known as caravansara or caravanserai in English (Persian: كاروانسرا kārvānsarā, Turkish: kervansaray) was a roadside inn where travelers could rest and recover from the day's journey." These days known as "motels".
Posted by Ghost of a flea at July 4, 2011 07:48 AM