This crossing of Central Asia ends in Uzbekistan… By the beautiful Uzbeks ! Here, we feel a part of the History of Humanity in its deepest cruelty but, above all, in its most beautiful creative inspiration. A paradox that did not leave me insensitive. A country of magnificent poetry on the Silk Road !
How to get closer to his Silk Dreams ? Perched on the Tajikistan’s mountains, the feeling of touching stars wasn’t a surreal sensation anymore. The Silk Road between sky and macadam.
On the Silk Road and in my Silk Dreams, I just lived beautiful time in the horses and yurts country : the Kyrgyzstan. I met men, women and children whose the meeting and sharing thirst enjoyed me. Between many gulps of tea (chaï), kymyz (fermented horse milk) and, of course, vodka, I tried to go […]
The second step of my Silk Dreams project is a stop in Kashgar. Located at the chinese western end, it is the main city of the Uyghur country. This chinese minority uses a special language from the turkish family and practices Islam. Handcraft and gastronomy are also very special from the rest of China.
In the first set of pictures of Silk Dreams project, I invite you to discover Xi’An, one of the oldest chinese cities. Xi’An is the legendary Silk Road starting point. Between traditions and modernism, this city has enchanted me in many ways.