Ashgabat, Turkmenistan - Uncornered Market
Turkmenbashi Statue in Clouds - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Turkmenbashi Statue in Clouds - Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Turkmenbashi (rather, his 12 meter-high gold likeness) greets the sun on top of the Arch of Neutrality and revolves throughout the day to follow the sun. Prior to our arrival, we'd had high expectations of this statue. In reality, it's a tad underwhelming. Outrageous nonetheless. Read more about our visit to Turkmenistan and impressions of Ashgabat.

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