Photo Albums in chronological order

Various Group photos

Pre-Trip Day 1: Beijing: Forbidden City

Pre-Trip Day 2: Beijing: Hutong tour

Pre-Trip Day 3: Beijing: Great Wall

Pre-Trip Day 4: Beijing: Tiannemen and Temples

Day 1: Xi’an: Walls, Inscription Museum

Day 2: Xi’an: Terra Cotta Warriors; Great Mosque

Day 3: Urumqi: Market

Day 4: Urumqi: Xinjiang University, Folklore Museum

Day 5: Turpan, Toyuk Valley, Idikut, Astana

Day 6: Turpan: Jiaohe, karez irrigation system, Emin minaret

Day 7: Urumqi: Shri Shi Go Canyon

Day 8: Kashgar: Apak Hoja, Animal Market, Idkah Mosque

Day 9: Torugart Pass from China to Kyrgyzstan

Day 10: Naryn: State University, visit to Kyrgyz family

Day 11: Transfer to Issyk-Kul, petroglyphs

Day 12: Issyk-Kul: seminars and relaxation

Day 13: transfer to Bishkek, Burana Minaret

Day 14: Bishkek: Silk Road Conference, Mayor’s banquet

Day 15: Historical Museum, dinner chez Rahat Achilova

Day 16: Osh: museum, Solomon’s mountain, bazaar

Day 17: Transfer to Uzbekistan; silk factory

Day 18: Transfer to Tashkent via car, ceramic workshop, Khan’s Palace

Day 19: Kukeldash medressa, Khas Imam Mosque

Day 20: Music Conservatory, Transfer to Nukus

Day 21: Chipylk-kala, Savitsky Museum, Amu Darya

Day 22: Khiva city tour, mosques, madressas, you name it.

Day 23: Khiva: seminar, transfer to Tashkent

Day 24: Ibn Sina Museum, Naqshband Mausoleum, Bukhara

Day 25: Bukhara: madrassas, mosques, caravanserai, hammam

Day 26: Bukhara: minaret, Samani mausoleum, Char Minar

Center for Development of Photography Photos

Day 27: Shahrisabz: Timurid monuments

Day 28: Samarkand: Observatory of Ulug Beg, Tomb of Timur

Day 29: Samarkand: Arcaheological Museum, mosques, Registan, concert

Photos of 19th Century Samarkand

Day 30: Samarkand: seminar, shopping, folk show.

Day 31: Samarkand: shopping, seminar, dancing

Day 32: Timur’s Pass, Tashkent Museum of Applied Arts

Day 33: Institute for Oriental Studies, NGO Yog’du

Day 34: Seminar at UW Uzbek Center, theatre and opera

Day 35: Istanbul, Galatta, Topkapi, Blue Mosque. Taxim

Day 36: Basilica Cistern, Islamic Art Museum, Hagia Sophia

Day 37: Covered Bazaar, Suleiman Mosque, boat ride

Day 38: (A) Yesevi Cultural Center, Golden Horn
Day 38: (B) Ankara, Anatolian Museum, Bilkent seminar

Day 39: (A) Ephesus
Day 39: (B) Sultanhani Caravanserai, Konya.

Day 40: (A) Kusadasi, boatride.
Day 40: (B) Catalhoyuk, Mevlana Museum, Pamukkale

Day 41: (A) Kusadasi (B) Didyma, Miletus, Kusadasi

Day 42: Ephesus, seminar, boat ride, farewell dinner

Aftermath: Istanbul and points west