In about the year 900 some Vikings grabbed a bunch of Irish lasses and emigrated to the island of Iceland.
Young Afghans are working with lapis lazuli stones in Balkh province.
Four talks on Central Asian countries are scheduled this summer in our shop.
In March, Whidbey Island musicians performed a “shop concert” at Music for the Eyes.
Local and Indian musicians perform on santoor, tabla, hammer dulcimer and digeridoo.
The model yurt in Music for the Eyes appeared in an exhibition in the Washington DC Textile Museum.
The Uzbek-speaking lakai are the only real nomads left in Central Asia.
On a recent trip to India, we learn that though things change, they stay the same!
Tibetans in exile maintain their culture through traditional dress.
Dharamsala is the seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile and a focal point of Tibetan exile life.