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Apr 29, 2016 - Ashgabat to Mary, Turkmenistan

Wednesday 27 April 2016 Ashgabat to Mary, Turkmenistan We packed up this morning and, after breakfast, we were picked up from the hotel and we drove to Mary (pronounced Mah-rih), about 6 hours to the east of Ashgabat. On the way there, we stopped at the Shrine of Seyit Jamal addin, which was destroyed in the 1948 earthquake. Pilgrims visit this site and there were a number of them there today, paying respects. Photos show the destruction. A new mosque (quite small) has been built on the site so worshippers have somewhere to pray. We then...

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Jan 29, 2008 - Mary

Fuimos en carro a Mary, una ciudad a unas 4 horas. Antes de salir pasamos por Nissa, la antigua capital del Imperio Partio (Parthians). Nuestro guia era un arqueologo local. No hay mucho que ver, pero el sitio es historicamente bastante conocido. Llegamos a Mary y fuimos al Museo Regional, que es lo unico notable alli. El bazaar de Mary tiene un edificio gigante y nuevo, y un edificio del gobierno tambien. Solo se usa 2 veces al anho cuando el presidente viene a reunirse con los politicos de Mary. Fuimos al hostal pero no habia agua, asi...

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