Travel specialist Nick documented his journey along the ancient Silk Route, taking in the cultures and landscapes of China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, from the Gobi Desert to the beautiful mosaic buildings of Samarkand’s Registan Square.
The Silk Route spans a vast area of the globe from China to Uzbekistan. Here, Silk Route specialist John explains why you should focus your energies on Central Asia, and why this region is so fulfilling to explore.
Visit China's Forbidden City and Terracotta Warriors, walk the Great Wall, hike along the Dragon’s Backbone, and meet the native minorities in the Yunnan and Guizhou provinces. China specialist, Alice picks her favourite things to see and do when visiting this vast country.