Blog Posts - Silk Road



The silk paper factory at Konigil

When I first came across the term ‘Silk Paper” in one of the many museums at Khiva, I was intrigued as to what it was. Was silk paper a special kind of silk that looked and felt like paper? Or … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on Jul 10, 2016

Itchan Kala: The inner fortress of Khiva

There are places that leave an impression after you have visited it. And then there are places which leave an impression on you even before you have visited it. Like Itchan Kala, the inner, fortified town of Khiva, an ancient … Continue reading...
by My Favourite Things on Jun 6, 2016

Merv, Turkmenistan - A Forgotten City On The Silk Road

Merv is one of those examples that clearly demonstrate how high we (humans) think about our civilization and how little we actually mean. Once, the most advanced region on Earth, the part of ancient Persia, dotted with bustling cities along the famou...
by Adventurous Travels on Feb 12, 2016

ARCHEOLOGY - Our Earliest Wanderers

"What an ancient boneyard reveals about our earliest global wanderers" PBS NewsHour 11/11/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  On a years-long hike across the globe, journalist Paul Salopek is following the path humans took after the Ice Age.  One of the m...
by Mage Soapbox on Nov 14, 2015

Konye Urgench, Turkmenistan - A Silent Reminder of The Great Silk Road

Konye Urgench (Old Urgench) which joined UNESCO list in 2005, is one of the most important archaeological locations in Turkmenistan (the other being Merv). It lies in the site of the ancient Persian Empire and was inhabited since 4th century BC. It r...
by Adventurous Travels on Oct 15, 2015

Africa and China’s 21st Century “Maritime Silk Road”

This paper considers Africa’s place in China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. The Maritime Silk Road is a major component of the “Belt and Road” development framework announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in late 2013. While the Peop...
by Actualité Distincte on Mar 30, 2015

Former feds in Silk Road case stand accused of stealing bitcoins

While Ross Ulbricht was found guilty for creating and running the online black market known as Silk Road, it seems that a couple of Federal agents assigned to the case weren't so innocent either. The US Justice Department has just charged two former...
by engadget on Mar 30, 2015

Anonymity is dead and other lessons from the Silk Road trial

It's a story that belongs in a major motion picture. Hidden identities, narcotics, money laundering, computer hacking, blackmail and even attempted murder are all parts of this dramatic tale. But the story behind Silk Road, the online black market fo...
by engadget on Feb 8, 2015

Alışveriş Nedir

Alım satım işleminin gerçekleşmesi için gereken para ve malın el değiştirmesine alışveriş denir. Alışveriş sayesinde insanlar ihtiyaçlarını giderir ve yaşamını devam ettirir.Alışveriş yapabilmek için alınacak mal veya hizmet...
by bak ne dicem on Nov 30, 2014

The Drill Down 351: #WeCanLandOnACometButWeCant

This week, darknets go dark, Obama backs Net Neutrality, Internet satellites, To Spotify or not to Spotify, A new game from Blizzard, and much much more [...] The post The Drill Down 351: #WeCanLandOnACometButWeCant appeared first on Geeks of Doom.
by Geeks of Doom on Nov 14, 2014

Silk Road ( İpek Yolu ) Nedir

Silk road kelimesini sık sık duymuşsunuzdur. Tarihi bir sözcük ve ticarete açılan dev bir dev bir kapıdır Silk Road. Türkçesi ve anlaşılır bir dille Tarihi İpek Yolu. Asya ile Avrupa arasında dev bir ticaret hacmi. Muazzam deve kuyruk...
by bak ne dicem on Nov 11, 2014

Huge raid to shut down 400-plus dark net sites

(Media Release) Silk Road 2.0 and 400 other sites believed to be selling illegal items including drugs and weapons have been shut down. The sites operated on the Tor network – a part of the internet unreachable via traditional search engines. T...
by Free PR Online on Nov 7, 2014

News about Court Record Search issue #1

Arrest roundup: Woman pees on Findlay Market – cincinnati.com 08/05/2014 Arrest roundup: Woman pees on Findlay MarketCincinnati.comPolice arrested an Evanston man Friday morning after he was spotted masturbating on the steps of a church, court...

News about Court Record Search issue #1

Arrest roundup: Woman pees on Findlay Market – cincinnati.com 08/05/2014 Arrest roundup: Woman pees on Findlay MarketCincinnati.comPolice arrested an Evanston man Friday morning after he was spotted masturbating on the steps of a church, court...

Silk Road’ Ruling Will Hurt Online Commerce

You may have heard of Silk Road, an online marketplace […]...
by Knowledge Base on Jul 19, 2014

I’ll explain

Sorry for the interruption. Hopefully it’s at least revealing to know that even as I write these lines I’m in a precarious situation (whatever income I do have is entirely spoken for), so please don’t mistake me for some well-to-d...
by Toronto City Life on Jun 27, 2014

Authentic Thai with a twist at Silk Road Thai Bistro

  Enjoy Authentic Thai dishes  by Chef Cecille only at Silk Road There are indeed quite a number of restos in the metro serving up Thai dishes, but when you have tasted Chef Cecille's Thai dish creations at Silk Road, you'll never look anywhere e...
by The Food Alphabet on Jan 29, 2014

Silk Road Thai Bistro: Fine Thai Dining at The Fort

A year or two ago, I wasn't sure if I'd love Thai cuisine as much as I adore other Asian creations. However, 2013 has sealed the deal. I really did fall madly in love with Thai fare, thanks to the Thai restaurants I've tried, most especially to Silk...
by The Purple Doll on Dec 28, 2013

Our First ATC Video is up!

ATC has joined the digital age (well, I guess we were kinda there already but now we’re even more digital) and we’ve loaded our first edited Youtube video. Rocked it! ATC Does Turkmenistan! -or-   Let us know what you think! This is...

Our First ATC Video is up!

ATC has joined the digital age (well, I guess we were kinda there already but now we’re even more digital) and we’ve loaded our first edited Youtube video. Rocked it! ATC Does Turkmenistan! -or-   Let us know what you think! This is...


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