Take a detour away from the average vacation destination and head to Uzbekistan, once the epicenter of the Silk Road. Ker & Downey designer Nicole Porto explains why you should embark on an enchanting journey to Uzbekistan.
Our journeys throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia showcase a treasure trove of Aladdin-inspired adventures; hop a carpet and fly with us to explore them all.
Long before planes, trains, and automobiles existed, goods were traded along the Silk Road. Spices, fabrics, food, and frankincense made their way along this route carried on foot and on camel and horseback. Journeys were long and difficult, passing through various climates, shifting sands, snow-covered fields, and through soaring mountains, always pushing toward the shimmering horizon. Bustling cities and bazaars bursting with intellectuals, artists, and merchants popped up along the routes and provided the perfect petri dish where nomads of different religions, languages, and cultures, met and infused new ideas together. The Silk Road was actually a web of various routes that […]