Benefits Of Traveling The Silk Road. Plov, lagman, shashlik, samsas and beshbarmark are just some of the unique foods that you'll encounter. The silk road was the first major engine of globalization.
It was a complex route that included land and sea routes that traders had to cross in order to do business in faraway places. There are already heaps of travel agents and excursion agencies present. One poem calls it the golden road to samarkand.
This semester we have learned knowledge about all aspects of the silk road, and now, when we look again toward the road with vicissitudes in the sand and the long silence.
The silk road was and is a network of trade routes connecting the east and west, and was central to the economic, cultural, political, and religious interactions between these regions from the 2nd century. It's not just the magnitude (at least 4,000 miles, in more than 40 countries) but the mythic potency of the project. It is not really a single road, rather a sea & land network of related ancient trade routes. The silk road routes included a large network of strategically located trading posts, markets and thoroughfares designed to streamline the transport his journeys across the silk road became the basis for his book, the travels of marco polo, which gave europeans a better understanding of.