Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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Khiva, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... where there are many of the same items for sale that I saw in Turkmenistan.  At several points in the past history of Uzbekistan, they were overrun by the Turkmens.  So an overlap is to be expected.  At one time, many Turkmen still lived ...

schoen - bloed, Buchara, Uzbekistan travel blog

schoen - bloed

A travel blog entry by laurinaway

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... aus dem zerschundenen Gewinde geschossen wurde. - Seitdem fahren wir durch das touristisch wesentlich besser entwickelte Uzbekistan mit einer wunderbar kompetenten Fuehrerin und bewundern die alten Moscheen und Koranschulen der alten ...

Dazzling Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Dazzling Samarkand

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... and now a black market SIM. What is the next regulation will the scofflaw ignore, hotel registration?      Uzbekistan Cuisine    Nearby, we stopped at a rooftop restaurant for lunch. The traditional cuisine is a bit monotonous' ...

Tashkent!!!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent!!!

A travel blog entry by danialw

... people carrying cash in plastic bags going to the supermarket doing daily errands, and coming back with fairly empty plastic bags. In Uzbekistan, you shouldn't worry about carrying lots of cash as chances are so is everyone else!     I ...

Driving, driving, more driving, Mo’ynoq Shahri, Uzbekistan travel blog

Driving, driving, more driving

A travel blog entry by chrisloeffler

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Nach einer sehr kurzen Nacht klingelte um 5.30 Uhr der Wecker. Ich machte mich fertig und bekam von dem netten Hostel Owner noch ein Lunch-Paket mit auf den Weg. Ich lief die 10 Minuten zu Fuss zum Hostel von Patrick und dieser wartete auch schon vor der ...

Sik Vordim, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Sik Vordim

A travel blog entry by worldkerros

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Salut a Tous, Je suis un peu decu de ne pas recevoir de vos nouvelles, parce que ici, comme qui dirait, v'la pas c'qu'on s'fait ch... Eh oui, les sentiers ouzbeks sont de plus en plus battus, on parle francais a tous les coins de rue, les rosiers de ...

La vera partenza del viaggio..., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

La vera partenza del viaggio...

A travel blog entry by tripinasia

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Bloody central asia!, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bloody central asia!

A travel blog entry by teamprinsloo

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... (smile and nod), we left the asshole of central asia. Right into the hairy, stinky crack above it. Welcome to Uzbekistan. The border crossing was actually Ok, atleast these guys had procedures and paperwork, unfortunately the people are still a let ...

Passagem por Shakhrisabz, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan travel blog

Passagem por Shakhrisabz

A travel blog entry by bleite

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Ida a Shakhrisabz  ou 'Como sentir-se um homem objeto em um detour desnecessário' Entre Bukhara e Samarkanda tínhamos a opção de um caminho direto, mais curto, de três horas de duração, ou a opção de ir por um caminho mais longo, mas que ...

Hayr Uzbekistan..., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Hayr Uzbekistan...

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

SO... The Uzbek government is unwilling to grant visas to PC-18s, and therefore, we are all being sent home or directly to another site. I am going home, and then transferring to Georgia or Ukraine in a few months or so... It is very sad to ...

Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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30 May We arrived in Bukhara and walked to our very central hotel, once again with airconditioning, which was great as it is still very hot. Our hotel is an old caravanserei (old silk road motel as our guide describes it) and the rooms are large. I ...

Jun 09, 2012, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Jun 09, 2012

A travel blog entry by traveller23

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C'mon India Visa!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

C'mon India Visa!

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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...     Hey, Doesn't Anyone Want to See our Hotel Registrations?   At the airport we waited some time for the Uzbekistan Airline's check-in desk to open. That process was a bit unclear and most people had to get out of line to get Immigration ...

(Almost) FINALLY Half-way: Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

(Almost) FINALLY Half-way: Samarkand

A travel blog entry by melissasoong

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07.02.1251 Although it took less than a month to get here, it felt certainly like an eternity. I am exhausted and we are only about half-way through our journey. Brandon kept on complaining about my llama but I don’t know why because she is ...

Iran Catchup, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Iran Catchup

A travel blog entry by sambarker

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... 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 ...

Through the Kyzylkum to Khiva, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Through the Kyzylkum to Khiva

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes

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... to Samarkand, perhaps to Shakhrisabz, the birthplace of Amir Timur, or even to Termiz, which sits overlooking the Afghan border in Uzbekistan's far south. But the allure of Khiva was strong, and its legend as the best-preserved of the ancient Silk Road ...

Over reconstructed, Urgench, Uzbekistan travel blog

Over reconstructed

A travel blog entry by laurencegarner

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Konye Urgench - Still in Turkmenistan but on the border   Don't you love it when you have had no sleep and everyone is up rattling pots and pans at 6:30? I was not a happy boy but bit my lip, smiled and packed up the tent and my bag. The old city of ...

Welcome to Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Welcome to Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... and in one piece, landing in Tashkent around half past seven. Since there's an hour time difference between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, we actually landed only fifteen minutes after we took off. In contrast to what I'd been warned about, passport control ...

Reunited :), Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Reunited :)

A travel blog entry by chrisloeffler

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Wie schnell die Zeit doch vergeht.... Das dachte ich nicht nur nach dem Trip in Neuseeland und Australien, sondern auch jetzt, nachdem es nunmehr auch für mich wieder heißt: auf geht's in die zweite Runde Reisen! Endlich kann ich mein Schatzi wieder ...

oozing with the uzis, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

oozing with the uzis

A travel blog entry by queenietord

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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 ...

A sair de Samarkand..., Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

A sair de Samarkand...

A travel blog entry by bleite

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... zum de besouro, um imã. A saída de Samarkand vale um post rápido de relato, que cubra os estranhos costumes uzbeques relativos a aeroportos e tributação. Escolados pelos imprevistos ocorridos em Riga, fomos bastante cedo para o aeroporto de ...

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

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... rose from the tall pillars; a symbol of birth and renewal built in 2011, the twentieth anniversary of an independent Uzbekistan. Nearby, a smaller bronze monument depicting a mother and child was said to represent the care and nurture given to Uzbekistan ...

Samrcanda: quae saera, tamen..., Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samrcanda: quae saera, tamen...

A travel blog entry by tripinasia

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Wow!, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Wow!

A travel blog entry by tripinasia

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Jun 10, 2012, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Jun 10, 2012

A travel blog entry by traveller23

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In transit: Tashkent to Osh, via Andijan, Andijan, Uzbekistan travel blog

In transit: Tashkent to Osh, via Andijan

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes

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... we reached a police checkpoint, identifiable by the driver hurriedly fastening his seatbelt as he approached the barrier. In Uzbekistan, the police pervade public space and everyday activities in an incredibly overbearing way, but the area that we were ...

Fergana - last stop Uzbekistan, Fergana, Uzbekistan travel blog

Fergana - last stop Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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... process has changed and last year the border day was a long one for only 3 days in the country, therefore we went straight from Uzbekistan to Kyrgyzstan. Not a bad idea. Our taxi driver spoke no English, but that didn't matter as he was one of the only ...

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

Tonges, Ballet, and Sking

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

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hi guys! This is going to be short because the internet is SLOW and these pics took forever to download...please email me for a description, I do not want to post that info on this site for security reasons... Anyway, yesterday at the Chirchik ...

Khiva, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva

A travel blog entry by queenietord

Sancho's home town and very small, just like ...

The lost train of thought, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

The lost train of thought

A travel blog entry by gearoids

So. We had jumped on to a train which we thought was heading to our destination.  It was utter chaos at first. The mob had descended on the train trying to sell their wares. Tearing up and down the carriage shouting and waking everyone up. This also ...

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