The Caravanserai in Silk Road history played a prominent role as a hub of information. As travelers rested and recuperated from their long journeys in these roadside inns, they also traded information, shared ideas, and built networks. This section aims to be a hub of ideas, articles, videos, photos, and other information relevant to the contemporary New Silk Road traveler. We also welcome tips, high-quality photos from the road, conference announcements, articles, videos with a Youtube or external link, old photos (especially of company advertisements), songs, poetry, recipes, or anything else you may think relevant to our New Silk Road exploration. Send to:

January 29, 2016

Wired magazine published a striking feature on India’s “rapid, chaotic urbanization” with some very useful and eye-popping statistics. A sampling below: Number of people living in India’s cities in 1951 – 62 million Number of [Read More]