Turkmenistan has to be one of the weirdest, wildest countries that I’ve ever visited.  From the gas craters in the desert to the marble monstrosities of the capital.  It’s also one of the least visited countries in the world – they don’t make it easy to get in.

Darvaza (Fire in the Hole!)

Ashgabat (City of While Marble)

Turkmenbashi (Hurry up and Wait)

Caspian Sea Ferry (Crossing the Caspian)