Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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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 ...

Bukhara - La Via della Seta, Bukhara - I tappeti, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara - La Via della Seta

A travel blog entry by anan-

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... quel rancore che questa gente ha ancora – č comprensibile - per i russi i quali dopo aver invaso l’Uzbekistan (dichiarata indipendente dal 1° settembre 1991) tentarono di annullare la loro identitŕ storico-nazionale, distruggendo parte ...

Shakhrisabz, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan travel blog

Shakhrisabz

A travel blog entry by anan-

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... quel rancore che questa gente ha ancora – č comprensibile - per i russi i quali dopo aver invaso l’Uzbekistan (dichiarata indipendente dal 1° settembre 1991) tentarono di annullare la loro identitŕ storico-nazionale, distruggendo parte ...

Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara

A travel blog entry by lindseykistler

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And here I was thinking I'd seen phallic minarets ...

Tachkent, Tachkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tachkent

A travel blog entry by surledep

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J'ai trouvé une guesthouse sympathique avec une cours intérieur oů on mange du melon frais accompagné d'un petit verre de Vodka. Aprčs discussion avec un italien, il me dit qui si j'achčte un billet d'avion, il faut indiquer qu'on paye en CB car ...

Samarcand et retour sur Paris, Samarcand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarcand et retour sur Paris

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Vous avez de la chance c'est le dernier email que je vous envoi..... Je suis désolé mais j'ai oublié pas mal de plats locaux dans mon email précčdent :  . Samsa : sorte de samoussa fourre a l'oignon et morceau de mouton bien gras  . ...

Lucky timing, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Lucky timing

A travel blog entry by triptalk

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We took a van to Bukhara through the desert and stopped at a bleak roadside place for lamb bone soup. Not my favorite by a long shot. Then we got stuck in a traffic jam to wait for a police escorted convoy of wheat harvesters to pass. And it is finally ...

Day 3: going to Tajikistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Day 3: going to Tajikistan

A travel blog entry by bahador2012

about 9:00 am i woke up and after eating breakfast Nargiza uncle came to their home. i started talking with him and drinking Vodka. about 1:00 pm i asked the Alisher the brother of Nargiza, by taxi he delivered me to taxi station. by taxi about 1.5 hours ...

Day 1: Start 14 days trip from Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Day 1: Start 14 days trip from Tashkent

A travel blog entry by bahador2012

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from Tehran by Iran-air flight i arrived at 10:00 am to Tashkent. my friend Nargiza wait for me near the plane door and said hi to me. we start talking about how was my flight and other things. then i went to Passport and check and got out from Airport ...

Khast-Imam Complex with Worlds Oldest Quran, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khast-Imam Complex with Worlds Oldest Quran

A travel blog entry by londone7

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  The Khast-Imam complex is a recreated modern site built in the 1990s on an original site. As we drove up I could hear the azaan call to prayer which I had not commonly heard before. I hadnt been able to pray yet as there is barely any running ...

SWINGING IN SAMARKAND, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

SWINGING IN SAMARKAND

A travel blog entry by mek1

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Another intermittently rough night in the train.  Today we are in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.  Our guide is part Russian and part Uzbek.  His name is Dennis.   The weather in Samarkand and Bukhara has been beautiful.  The ...

What a difference company can make!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

What a difference company can make!

A travel blog entry by ae.middlemarch

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... knowing the rudiments of Kyrgyz or Russian. Postcard posted, I then had to get some USD to pay my agent on arrival in Uzbekistan. Imagine a machine that can spit out either the local currency, som, or USD. Next on my list was the National Historic ...

Soviet glamour in Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Soviet glamour in Tashkent

A travel blog entry by eyre

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... our hostel-owner, waving a sign that says "Mirzo Guesthouse" and busily calling people on his massive Samsung smartphone. So Uzbekistan is not completely backward after all.. We cram ourselves into a Toyota Shopping Kart, Oybek keeping my backpack in his ...

A short stay in Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

A short stay in Tashkent

A travel blog entry by yearlyglot

... If you visit, I suggest planning ahead for something inconspicuous to carry a giant stack of bills. While the official language of Uzbekistan is Uzbek, Russian is still the lingua franca in Tashkent. Most signage is in both Russian and Uzbek. Most adults ...

Hot Hot Hot, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Hot Hot Hot

A travel blog entry by gothard

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9 hours in the sweltering truck and the restaurant we visit for a meal has no beer? Lovely hotel and breakfast followed by city walking tour but it is sooooo hot 40 somenthing degrees. No more action worth mentioning it's beer ...

Lila's Experience in a Slum, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Lila's Experience in a Slum

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

... authorities, and at last was told a mistake had been made and that she was free to fly. So we flew. We went via Uzbekistan again. Tashkent proved to be a nice wait privately invited to sit on a comfy sofa hanging out with the airport security guards ...

Bolo Hauz Mosque, Ark Citadel, Zindon Prison, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bolo Hauz Mosque, Ark Citadel, Zindon Prison

A travel blog entry by londone7

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As the winds continued howling we made our way to Bolo Hauz Mosque opposite the Ark Citadel fortress of Bukhara. I'd left my scarf and earmuffs in the hotel not expecting the weather to be so cold today.  The mosque had an outdoor and indoor ...

Droga do Buchary, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Droga do Buchary

A travel blog entry by wlodek

Noc fatalna , łóżko twarde jak deska - za 10 baksłów nie można mieć wygórowanych wymagań. Po całym dniu odezwal się kręgosłup więc spanie sprawiało trudności . Dopiero na ...

If its clever or profound, it MUST be Karimov, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

If its clever or profound, it MUST be Karimov

A travel blog entry by silkroad2012

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... then, by a combination of opposition intimidation and corruption, has stayed in power. All the guidebooks had suggested that Uzbekistan (especially Tashkent) was very police-statey and that we should expect to be stopped and shaken down by the police ...

Green, Sentyab, Uzbekistan travel blog

Green

A travel blog entry by eyre

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... the price (over 100.000 Sum for each car). And haggling does not seem to follow the international rules of trade in Uzbekistan. Driver names a price (while texting his mother), we make a counter offer, driver ignores us (while calling his friend), we up ...

Bukhara – Combining Spiritual and Material, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara – Combining Spiritual and Material

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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We spend the full day exploring the historic center of Bukhara, which was once a center of Islam. Nowadays the magnificent buildings have been lovingly restored, and the entire place is one huge shopping opportunity. Shops abound, even in the old ...

Renovation, Restoration or Reproduction?, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Renovation, Restoration or Reproduction?

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... Empire. Like Bukhara, it was briefly a “People’s Republic” until divided up between modern-day Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan in 1924. Unlike Bukhara whose ancient sites are largely reproductions, much of the ancient city of Khiva is ...

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