The five 'stans:
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and
Tucked between India, Russia and China, the five 'stans are
a congregation of mountains, steppe grassland and desert.
Once a mix of feudal khanates and nomadic peoples, they were
formed as republics under Stalin's rule. Now, 20 years after
independence, they are forging their own identities.
Mongolia is an adventure destination where travellers can
see the traditions of the past still practised today by
hardy nomads dwelling on the country's vast steppes and
India and Sri Lanka, Like a giant wedge plunging into
the Indian Ocean, peninsular South India is the
subcontinent's steamy heartland, and a lush contrast to the
snow-capped peaks and sun-crisped plains of the North.
Cambodia, Laos & Northern Thailand. The Mekong. It¡¯s an
exotic name guaranteed to fire up the imagination. Riding
high on the global hot list, it is home to such iconic
sights as Angkor Wat, Halong Bay and Luang Prabang.
Border Crossing SE
Thailand ¨C Laos ¨C Vietnam ¨C Cambodia ¨C Malaysia-Myanmar
Border crossings in Central Asia
Border crossings in Central
Asia have a tendency to close unexpectedly and be located on
a snowy mountain pass. Use the below map and guide to decide
on your route through Central Asia. Please understand that
this guide is an indication. However hard we try to keep up
to date with recent developments, we cannot guarantee that a
certain border crossing will be open or closed.