The Reason to Visit Exotic Places


Judith Chatfield with a guide in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Photo by Birgitt Pajarola

“Where are you going on your next trip?” It is a question commonly put to me, as is, “Why there?”

I go out of curiosity — I want to see for myself the places I have read about. I want to experience the landscapes, the cities and the people. As an intensely visual person, I want to see the beauty of the art and architecture, the gardens which I have studied for so many years.

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