Travel Blogs from Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Iran Catchup, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Iran Catchup

A travel blog entry by sambarker


... so much I could never put it all down on paper (or ether or whatever this is). Wow that took longser than I planned! Ok Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan will have to wait until morning (or another day). Despite the loss of camera I have Darek's to empty onto ...

Welcome to Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Welcome to Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by segacs


... last year. I mean, c'mon, how could you not love this kid? Flying, Soviet style We arrived last night to Tashkent, Uzbekistan's capital, after a short but eventful one-hour flight on Air Kyrgyzstan. That was, um, definitely an experience. Kyrgyzstan's ...

oozing with the uzis, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

oozing with the uzis

A travel blog entry by queenietord


Well we eventually got through the border from Kyrgyzstan to Uzbekistan but it took for ever. they have so few international vehicles through that they didn't know what to do with Raz's passport ( basically stamp it and sign it) but it took about 5 hours ...

Tashkent: history, chaos and the birth of a nation, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent: history, chaos and the birth of a nation

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes


... Hotel Uzbekistan at the heart of modern Tashkent shortly before sunset. Across the street, looming over Tashkent's central square was a statue of Uzbekistan's national hero, Amir Timur. His powerful horse champing at the bit, and stomping the ground, ...

Tonges, Ballet, and Sking, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tonges, Ballet, and Sking

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz


... some tonges and eyelashes/eyelids! YUMMY! Cant wait for the host family to cook me some of that! I went to the ballet in Tashkent and saw Swan Lake- it was really amazing. Hopefully I will get to see more productions before heading to site. I am ...

Tashkent Express…, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent Express…

A travel blog entry by ware_daniel


... , I never would have known any difference.  Anyway, quite a crazy dish to start off with in Uzbekistan.  Tomorrow, we have a walking tour of Tashkent and some more free time to explore the city.  I’m hoping for a chance to visit one ...

The Stans, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Stans

A travel blog entry by champa


... & Hans & Harry very lovely to travel with. Border xings getting longer now but no particular difficulties. Arrived in Tashkent approx 9.00pm but appears to be a very vibrant so will look around today.  Blogs taking longer as i/net not ...

Dramatic Nature, Petty Corruption & Friendly Folk, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Dramatic Nature, Petty Corruption & Friendly Folk

A travel blog entry by michellendave


... even simpler lifestyles. Moonscapes with dry and dramatic high mountains are now etched in our memories.      Uzbekistan is something else altogether. It has many beautiful Muslim monuments and old cities which ooze remnants of its past ...

More Visas!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

More Visas!

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz


Salom! Well the good news is that more visas were issued today so I will hopefully be on my way by the end of this week! Here are some pictures of swear in and my hike/picnic last Saturday! Talk soon, ...

NEW ADDRESS, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

... / "Jessica Teicher," In English: 740000, Urgench / "Jessica Teicher," Korpus Mira Uzbekistan Korpus Mira= Peace Corps in Russian Please use both the Cyrillic and english to send to ...

The roads with two names, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

The roads with two names

A travel blog entry by davechrisdamo

... a bit short.  The waiter took me out into the street and we started accosting random locals to see if they wanted to change 3 dollars.  A few extortionate pints later, we went back to our miserable hostel, broke and disillusioned with ...

samarkhand (at last), Samarkhand, Uzbekistan travel blog

samarkhand (at last)

A travel blog entry by susienewton

... round the dome. Samarkhand is as beautiful and hot (45 degrees we've been told today) as anticipated - mixture of modern Tashkent and olde Bukhara. People as friendly though some look a bit different - majority  Tajik here and speak Tajik. Worth the ...

More PICS!, Tahkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

More PICS!

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz


Salom! Just a quick hello--I am posting some more pictures for you all to view! talk soon love ...

On the Road again, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

On the Road again

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... 10 days but I really like all those Brits.  They all had a good sense of humor and were well traveled and here in Uzbekistan because they wanted to see some culture and history and something new and be on the Silk Road, just like me.  So it was ...

Tashkent pra caceta, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent pra caceta

A travel blog entry by bleite


... (como entramos nesse grupo, acho que nem Deus sabe...).  Isso posto, nosso amiguinho Ivan Drago, do guich da Air Uzbekistan em Riga, passa a escarafunchar, s 5h da manh, o livrinho da IATA e avisa que de l no consta informao ...

First Impressions of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

First Impressions of Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


Uzbekistan First Impressions October 10, 2009            First impression was it's a pretty dark place but it was 5:30 in the morning when I was traveling from the airport to my hotel.  So far Uzbeks ...

Uzbekistanin miellyttava paakaupunki, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistanin miellyttava paakaupunki

A travel blog entry by iloinensancai

... viisi saimme viisumit ja iso moykky vierahti sydamelta. Jos emme olisi saaneet viisumeja tiistaina, olisi meidan pitanyt unohtaa Uzbekistan ja sannata kiinaan ennen viisumin umpeutumista (Kiinan viisumit meilla on jo). Ehdimme juhlistaa viisumeja makealla ...

Tulli ja viisumi saatoa Tashkentissa, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tulli ja viisumi saatoa Tashkentissa

A travel blog entry by iloinensancai

Asioilla on lopulta tapana jarjestya - jopa Keski-Aasiassa Brittien konsuli neuvoi meita menemaan takaisin rajalle, josta olimme maahan tulleet. Bussissa istumista ja kalliimpia majoituksia seka yksi taksi kyyti tuli taman saadon hinnaksi, mutta nyt ...

Oct 24, 2010, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Oct 24, 2010

A travel blog entry by gcmozafer


Okay...this time I am serious, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Okay...this time I am serious

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz


OK... This time it should really work! Salom ...

Finally Leaving Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Finally Leaving Tashkent

A travel blog entry by schwate


... der letzte sowjetische Governeur der SSR, ist aber stramm auf uzbekisch nun ausgerichtet. Die Sowjetunion hat Uzbekistan kolonialisiert und ausgebeutet, Zitat: "Socialist transformation lead to the creation of the totalarian state, coercive ...

My commute to Urganch, Urganch, Uzbekistan travel blog

My commute to Urganch

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

... bank, now I have an account, I have money, so what is the problem? So another cultural adjustment to make here in Uzbekistan: People according to my sources apparently do not put their money in the bank. It was quite busy when we were there ...

PICS, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

These are the pictures i tried to ...

C'est ca la France... ?, Tachkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

C'est ca la France... ?

A travel blog entry by worldkerros

Salut a tous, Il pleut toujours, ici a Tachkent, ou je me laisse doucement couler vers decembre, avec des journees plutot contrastees. Le matin c'est tournee des ambassades et des formulaires pour l'obtention de mes visas, l'apres-midi c'est flanerie ...

Pics!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

Hi Everyone! Finally, I have some pictures of uzbekistan to show you! For security reasons, I will email descriptions seperatly for those interested. Just post a message on this site or email me and I will tell you! I have ...

Heel digging in time!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Heel digging in time!

A travel blog entry by petcul

... to get a good exchange rate.. It is certainly better than the bank rate but the dollar is sliding. One of the delights of Uzbekistan is its currency. The highest denomination is 1000 cym. Worth 30-40p. With a plastic bag full of notes we head back to ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann


... over to ask us where we were from and to wish us well in Uzbekistan. We have found the people to be very nice in Uzbekistan, always very friendly and very helpful. If anyone is interested, the most tasty Plov I have had was in Bukhara. I am glad we ...

Pictures! WoOOOoooOOOoOOOoOooOoOOOo!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Pictures! WoOOOoooOOOoOOOoOooOoOOOo!

A travel blog entry by sambarker


I have had a rather exiting week, involving mosques, train, police and nightclubs with women in bikinis but rather than tell you about that yet I'm going to upload some pictures that I stole from Darek's memory stick! ...

Uzbekistan, Police and Vodka, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistan, Police and Vodka

A travel blog entry by sambarker


... I'm sure you know, but never reported it to the police, therefore stopping my insurance claimability. So I decided to report it in Uzbekistan, make up a little theft and the corrupt police just say watever, heres a report now go away. easy. But sadly it ...

Shakhrisabz, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by jennipost


... are doing well. Today is great, it is sunny and warmer here. I guess this has been a colder than usual winter for Uzbekistan, I wonder what that means for the summer. Either way, I'm looking forward to spring here, warmer weather, green trees and more ...

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