Remote beauty ... camel dealers at Tolkuchka Bazaar.

A tale of two 'Stans

Helen Anderson finds the bizarre and beautiful on a road trip through Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

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World's top 10 weirdest cities

Weird, wacky or simply wonderful. You think you've seen it all but these cities will make you look again. Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2009 names the world's top 10 most eccentric cities.

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