Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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Ouzbékistan - Samarcande, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Ouzbékistan - Samarcande

A travel blog entry by vahineenliberte

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Asalam Halikoum ! Nous sommes le 14 octobre et je passe une journée extraordinaire dans l'une des plus anciennes villes d'Asie Centrale, la mythique Samarcande ou Samarkand (Ve sičcle avant JC). Une journée c'est bien trop court malheureusement mais ...

Laid back city, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Laid back city

A travel blog entry by svenhermans

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De hoofdstad van Oezbekistan leek mij bijzonder rustig. De stad is wel uitgestrekt over een grote oppervlakte, maar als je er door wandelt viel het me toch op dat er geen al te grote drukte heerst. Geen mensenmassa op elkaar gepakt, geen straten met ...

The Road to Samakand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Road to Samakand

A travel blog entry by alseum

Western Uzbekistan turned out to be marginally less desolate that Kazakhstan but all this really means is that there were a few more dromedaries mooching about. Gradually the scenery began to change and eventually we reached civilization and our ...

Swimming pool session, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Swimming pool session

A travel blog entry by gothard

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... my morning run I went there where a lady gave me 4 buns and wouldn’t take any money so I gave her the traditional Uzbekistan greeting and wandered off. I then saw a baker delivering some sort of pies to a restaurant and asked to buy one which he ...

Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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In Sarmakand sind die Moscheen noch eindrucksvoller und die absoluten Highlights sind der Registan, ein Platz mit mehrere Moscheen, und der Shar–I–Zidan, eine Ansammlung von prächtigen Mausoleen. Im Gegensatz zu Khiva und Bukhara gibt es ...

Sarmakand - Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Sarmakand - Tashkent

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Kommen gegen 14 Uhr in Tashkent an, wo unser „Hotel" sich als Familienbetrieb entpuppt, der 4 Räume seines Hauses als Unterkunft vermietet. Peggy, Poor John, Marin und Phil werden im Haus des Agenturbesitzers einquartiert, der uns das "Hostel" ...

Uzbekistan - what a difference, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistan - what a difference

A travel blog entry by 110days

Just a quick entry today. I'm currently in Khiva in Uzbekistan, which is already proving to be a very different place to Turkmenistan. For one thing, I can get onto facebook. For another thing, my hotel room probably isn't bugged. But it's also apparent ...

Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara

A travel blog entry by danqui

bukhara ...

Impressions of Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Impressions of Tashkent

A travel blog entry by scottandchar

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Our week in Tashkent was largely spent with Scott on visa runs to embassies and me suffering in the hotel room with runs of a different variety.  However, we did gather a few lasting impressions of what is a lovely city: *  The architecture is ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by dstras

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... . These dates are posted as the first day arriving to a city. We began our Central Asia adventure in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. We were there at the very end of Ramadan and Eid, so the city seemed strangely deserted. According to Bek, our tour ...

The Silk Road - at last!, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Silk Road - at last!

A travel blog entry by joann.copperud

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... tile work as the photos can attest too.  After lunch we visited the Registan which is the most famous example in Uzbekistan of ancient mosques and maddrasahas. Unfortunately for us, it was being set up for an international music competition and so ...

The Ashgabat Market, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Ashgabat Market

A travel blog entry by mollyquul

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Finally some wifi. This was back on Sep 7. Back in Ashgabat, we started the day with a visit to its famed Tolkuchka Bazaar Market, which used to be downtown but to expand and clean up with facilities, etc it was moved to a suburban complex the size of ...

No Worries, Mate!, Andijan, Uzbekistan travel blog

No Worries, Mate!

A travel blog entry by silkroadstu

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... them, making our visit there one of the highlights of our trip. On our way from Tashkent, we stopped for petrol which, in Uzbekistan, is a time consuming exercise that takes at least an hour. It is a common sight to see hundreds of cars lined up outside ...

Khiva et les citadelles du Khorezm, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva et les citadelles du Khorezm

A travel blog entry by otherguru

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... par les caravanes qui reliaient la Chine ŕ l'Occident. J'ai troqué le chameau pour un A320 qui fait la gloire d’Uzbekistan Airways, en choisissant bien mon horaire afin d’éviter de voler sur un Ilyushin tout pourri. Pas folle la guępe. ...

Tamerlane was a Tyrant, but such a vision, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tamerlane was a Tyrant, but such a vision

A travel blog entry by sabiacarioca

... . The following day we piled into our van for the trip to Bukhara.  On the way we visited a different pottery master whose style reflected the materials and designs of this part of Uzbekistan.  After a wonderful lunch, we drove on to ...

Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand

A travel blog entry by rivkapi

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22/04/2012 Well, my GARON throat ached last days and today I have NAZELET. My eyes are tearing. At least the throat is OK, I hardly eat anything Nina Issacob, where the Israelis go to sleep, said she doesn't take tourists any more - very good. I went to ...

Plodding and ploving, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Plodding and ploving

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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Slept really well both of us and we had our breakfast early today too. At 8 the 'hords' move in; a few sport teams from other stans and a Japanese tour group. Fun to watch. Did a bit of interneting in the lobby including getting a longed for email from ...

Early departure from Tashkent..., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Early departure from Tashkent...

A travel blog entry by ahamill

I can't believe how early I had to leave ...

Samarkand!, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand!

A travel blog entry by lindseykistler

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Spent the day sightseeing. First the Bibi Khanyem mosque, then a collection of mausoleums, then a tour of a silk carpet weaving collective, the the Registan, an enormous complex of three mosques dating from 15-17th centuries. It's all been quite heavily ...

'Gold on the Ceiling', Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

'Gold on the Ceiling'

A travel blog entry by andyball

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... up to dance with the bemused wedding guests. The next city on the road is the capital, Tashkent and our last stop in Uzbekistan. We had stayed only in cities as the government like to know that you are spending your money and not sleeping for free. It ...

Silk road endeavour., Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Silk road endeavour.

A travel blog entry by 8forbreakfast

Following Khan's footsteps, the silk road that made Marco Polo wonder. ...

Train to Buxoro, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Train to Buxoro

A travel blog entry by oliverebekka

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... a shop. Of course we couldn't resist getting some nice suzani's (typical embroidered textiles).  To be honest I thought that Uzbekistan was an "adventurous"destination. But we were surprised to find out that is the perfect destination for retired bus ...

Szamarkand, Timur Lenk városa...egy újabb erő, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Szamarkand, Timur Lenk városa...egy újabb erő

A travel blog entry by uton

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Reggel a jurtában a napfelkelte előtt arra ébredtem, hogy még az elalváskori hőmérsékletnél is hűvösebb van, így inkább előmásztam, mivel látni akartam, milyen a napfelkelte a sivatagban. Nagyon szép fények voltak, ...

Kyzylkum Desert, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Kyzylkum Desert

A travel blog entry by dan.

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. Up early today and out to Karvon Bazaar. There we searched for transport to take us north towards Khiva. A guy named George greeted us immediately asking if we were going towards Urgench. He had a taxi for one hundred dollars but was waiting for more ...

You can't have a Silk Road without a Silk Worm, Fergana, Uzbekistan travel blog

You can't have a Silk Road without a Silk Worm

A travel blog entry by silkroad2012

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We left Andijon this morning, and none of us was that sorry to leave it behind. Interesting history, but not a lot going on - our new friends in the Chaikanas redeemed Andijon for me (and the guy in the phone store that got my camera to charge). Today we ...

Flight to Khiva - Sunset Tour, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Flight to Khiva - Sunset Tour

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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Khiva then across Kyzyl Kum Desert, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva then across Kyzyl Kum Desert

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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Bukhara city tour, Evening folklore show, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara city tour, Evening folklore show

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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A GLIMPSE OF GREATNESS, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

A GLIMPSE OF GREATNESS

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... for the day. Jalal calls the guidebook most have the 'Lying Planet' but not clear why. Possibly not enough rave comments about Uzbekistan? He has actually gone back to Tashkent for some treatment on his sore knees [too much time with JJ?]. For now, we ...

Bukhara to Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara to Samarkand

A travel blog entry by ae.middlemarch

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... smashes the windscreen on her husband's car. I said to my companion that this explains the many cracked windscreens in both Uzbekistan and Kyrgystan. He laughed! The windscreens are actually broken on so many vehicles that I assume there is no such thing ...

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