Read more about the article Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 6 – Uzbekistan to Syria
Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 6 - Uzbekistan to Syria
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Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 6 – Uzbekistan to Syria

Around the World in 80 Treasures episode 6 - Uzbekistan to Syria: Dan hits some of the most mysterious and secret countries in the world, where the weary western traveller cannot be sure of a warm welcome. Documentary series in which Dan Cruickshank travels the world in search of man's greatest creations.     But he's in for a surprise as he is accosted by young girls in Bukhara and Persian carpet sellers in Iran. He couldn't be more welcome…

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The Silk Road episode 2
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The Silk Road episode 2

The Silk Road episode 2: In the second episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis travels west to Central Asia, a part of the Silk Road often overlooked and yet the place of major innovations, big historical characters and a people - the Sogdians - whose role was pivotal to its success.     In the high mountain passes of Tajikistan, Sam meets the last survivors of that race,…

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