While the Republic of Uzbekistan is abundant in mineral wealth, it has the fourth largest gold deposits in the world; this wealth is not equally shared among all of its inhabitants.
In fact the average income in the country is only about US 0 a year.
From the days when Uzbekistan stood at the crossroads of the Great Silk Road, its grand cities hosted thousands of road-weary tradesmen who sought refuge from the desert and the perils of the open road.
Some people have assimilated with seemingly little concern.
Set between the Amu-Darya and Syr-Darya rivers where “hospitality is ranked higher than courage” we will welcome you as part of our extended mahallya – our community family.
Learn about friendly rural villages, ancient settlements, temples and tombs, some of the oldest cities in the world overlaid with recent history but proudly claiming their heritage.
Uzbek society is at heart conservative and the influence of Islam remains a strong presence in the country.
Despite these influences, Uzbek men recognize two distinct types of women – the ones you marry and the ones you have sex with.