Composed mainly of one to two foot mud walls, the site of Gonur Depe (outside Mary) is not terribly photogenic. What makes it a fantastic place to visit, however, is that it still contains fragments of pottery and bones from civilizations dating back to 1500-2500 BC. It's easy to feel like an archeologist as you trip over and kick up surprisingly intact remains.
Read more about our visit to Turkmenistan.
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