A land of huge desert waste but with a richness under the sand that allowed the former president to to build an amazing capital city like Ashgabat. Amazing to explore and far easier to get around with the new government’s reformed approach to tourism. Bellow some pictures of the capital, the Darvaza gas crater a natural gas crater that some how caught fire during Soviet times and has been burning for more than 20 years. The flying camels at the Sunday market just outside Ashgabat is not to be missed. We do some fantastic bush camps as we go through Turkmenistan.
We are Pete & Kirsten and we are World Overlanders. We have traveled overland across Asia, Africa and South America and are currently on a 6+ month road trip around North America with our two kids. Read more
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