Tajikistan by Sophie IbbotsonTajikistan by Sophie Ibbotson


bySophie Ibbotson, Max Lovell-hoare

Paperback | August 20, 2013

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Epic mountain landscapes, glacial lakes and the mighty Oxus River encircle ancient Buddhist sites, Silk Road trading posts, medieval shrines and planned Soviet cities alike. The guide includes tried and tested trekking routes in the Frann, Zerafshan and Pamir mountain ranges and comprehensive bird-watching and wildlife sections. Rich historical detail, entertaining anecdotes along with first-hand descriptions of everything from Soghdian ruins to playing the traditional sport of buz kashi or 'dead goat polo', bring the country alive.
Sophie Ibbotson and Max Lovell-Hoare have lived and worked in Central Asia since 2008. During this period they have become deeply involved in the region's tourism industry, devising national tourism strategies, advising USAid and OSCE on tourism development, promoting the destination through the BBC and print media and working with loc...
Title:TajikistanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublished:August 20, 2013Publisher:Bradt Travel GuidesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841624551

ISBN - 13:9781841624556

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Table of Contents

Part One: General InformationChapter 1: Background informationChapter 2: Practical information Part Two: The GuideChapter 3: Dushanbe and environsChapter 4: West KaroteginChapter 5: East KaroteginChapter 6: Fann and Zarafshon Mountains Chapter 7: Khujand and northern Sughd Chapter 8: Khatlon ProvinceChapter 9: West-central Gorno-BadakhshanChapter 10: Murghab Appendix 1: LanguageAppendix 2: GlossaryAppendix 3: Further InformationIndex