Mother's Travels: Tour to Russia and China

Here is a brief account of one MOTHER EARTH NEWS staffer's tour to Russia, Soviet Central Asia, and China in the late 1970s, what she learned, and plans for subsequent trips.

062 tours that teach - Shah I Zindah
Even though the Shah-I-Zinda mosques and tombs in Soviet Asia are now museums, many people still make holy pilgrimages to the spot. The women in this group carried all the possessions, leaving the men unburdened.
PHOTO: DAVID SACCO/MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF