Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is pretty hot - 34 degrees today and barren.  This is what we've seen for most of the day-




Turkmenistan is the fourth largest gas producing nation in the world.  Diesel costs $.20/litre and the people get natural gas for free.  They use their ovens to heat their homes in the winter -


The scenery doesn't really change-


This is a gigantic cemetery.  The sticks seem to be the grave markers-


More scenery-


We stopped at a roadside kafe and I tried what I thought was coconut water.  Not.  It was camel's milk.  Not my favourite!


There are miles and miles and miles of......

This type of detouring happens often along the highway-




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