Carpe(t) Diem in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is Central Asia’s most elusive country with few tourists, making it also the most fascinating. That’s especially true for a journalist as Turkmenistan has no freedom of the press. But it is well worth visiting … seize the day, just not carpets.

Denmark is about 50 times smaller than Greenland with only 2 percent of its land space (43,000 vs. 2 million km2). However, Greenland has 1 percent of Denmark’s population (58,000 vs. 5.9 million).