Central Asia is home to some of the most ancient breeds of dogs on the planet. The most famous is the Bankhar. Bankhar can be found in Tibet, Mongolia, China, Siberia, and other parts of Central Asia. Dogs can vary in appearance from region to region. These dogs have been the companions and guardians of nomad camps throughout the ages. Today, these dogs are endangered. Mongolian dogs have been brought to the United States into a breeding program to help the number of this endangered breed…
Part I. The Silk Road. It was one of the world's earliest highways; a series of ancient and complex trade routes across Central Asia to Europe. It was not a continuous journey; goods were transported by a series of routes, passing through the hands of many agents, before reaching a final destination.
East Asia can include: The republics or quasi-autonomous areas of UN Regional Code 030: China, Hong Kong, Macao, North Korea, South Korea, Japan, Mongolia. Any other areas associated with the Far East, such as Taiwan. Southeast Asia has been included in East Asia on some occasions.
Samsa (Central Asia). 'Samsas are square-shaped pockets of minced (ground) meat, onion and spices that are cooked on the inner wall of a tandoori clay oven.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/china/xinjiang/kashgar