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    Exploring the Silk Road

    Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan: Though firmly bound by their shared history, each of these five independent nations has its own distinct identity. A 21-day journey with Mir Corp. offered an intimate look at the region's history and hospitality. Pictured here, Shir Dor Madrassah on Samarkand's UNESCO-listed Registan Square in Uzbekistan. Photo by Lindsay Fincher; posted Sept. 9, 2014

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    A mosque in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The 'Stans rank among the world's most secular Muslim countries. Photo by Michel Behar

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    Bukhara's Mir-i-Arab Madrassah was a working Islamic school until its closure in 1920. Photo by Lindsay Fincher

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    The sun sets on the Madrassah of Muhammad Amin-Khan in Khiva, Uzbekistan. Photo by Lindsay Fincher

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    Women in the region generally dress modestly, but faces are never covered. Photo by Michel Behar

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    The people smiled easily and genuinely in the region. Photo by Michel Behar

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    On Mir Corp.'s 21-day tour Journey Through Central Asia: The Five 'Stans, there were impromptu stops to talk with young shepherds and plenty of photo ops of grazing camels. Photo by Michel Behar

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    The Savitsky Karakalpalstan Art Museum in western Uzbekistan is home to a remarkable collection of Russian avant garde art. Photo by Lindsay Fincher

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    Examples of art at the Savitsky Karakalpalstan Art Museum in Uzbekistan. Photo by Lindsay Fincher

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    More art at Uzbekistan's Savitsky Karakalpalstan Art Museum. Photo by Lindsay Fincher

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    The Zenkov Cathedral in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Photo by Andrew Barron

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    The interior of the Zenkov Cathedral in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Photo by Michel Behar

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    The candy-colored domes of the Zenkov Cathedral show the influence of imperial Russia in Central Asia. Photo by Michel Behar

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    Independence Square in Ashkabad, Turkmenistan. Photo by Lindsay Fincher

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    A traditional horse game in Kyrgyzstan's Suusamyr Mountains.

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    Exploring the Silk Road

    Patricia Schultz, author of "1,000 Places to See Before You Die," with petroglyphs in Kyrgyzstan.

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