Belarus is one of the few countries where it is still possible to experience a taste of the Soviet era. The largest landlocked country in Europe, it remains a predominantly rural economy with picturesque villages where age old traditions have been preserved.
Northern Sri Lanka is by far the least-visited region of the island. Escaping the crowds to the south of the country, it is still “off-the-beaten track” where you might find yourself the only traveller around.
Since its inception over a century ago, the Trans-Siberian Railway has become one of the world’s most iconic train journeys traversing the entire length of Russia, from Moscow in the west to Vladivostok in the east.
Tibet, often called the “roof of the world”, is a land of immense natural beauty, rich history and unique Buddhist culture that dates back thousands of years.
Long overlooked by travellers, land locked Uzbekistan in the heart of Central Asia has been the epicentre for many civilisations, migrations and conquerors.
The former Soviet states of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan make up the Caucasus region. It stretches between the Black Sea to the west, the Caspian Sea to the east and sits south of the Russian republics of Chechnya, North Ossetia and Dagestan.
Fast Facts on countries the CENTUM+ team have explored so far ...