The old part of the city is very walk-able and the massive mosques covered in detailed designs of blue tiling are just incredible to see. Samarkand was a major stop along the Silk Road and has been an UNESCO World Heritage site since 2001.
Walking along a wall on the outside of the Registan:
Awkward lunch where we are the only ones in the entire restaurant:
The restaurant served one 3-course meal.
We (obviously) went with that - it was tasty and cheap!
Attempting shortcuts in Samarkand:
Beautiful fabric shop! I bought a dress : )
10-cent soft serve ice cream!
It was more like frozen sugar.
Ordering the ice cream was hilarious.
We tried ordering just vanilla but ended up with a rainbow mix of every flavor!