TRA V E LL E R S ‘ C H OI C E : R E C O V E R I N G T U R K M E N I S TA N ‘ S B U R I E D PA S T – TAASA Review December 2012


This article was originally found in the December 2012 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 21, Issue 4, Page 24).

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Margaret White S urreal could describe our group’s early morning arrival in Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan.

Amazingly, in this remodelled hub fuelled by oil and gas wealth, the majority of government and residential buildings are faced in white marble.

Fountains danced in multi-coloured light shows along wide boulevards...