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Hotel Hopping in Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Hotel Hopping in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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We enjoy a smooth drive with little drama until we approach fabled Samarkand. The bus djinns strike again, and the air conditioning goes out. Fortunately for us, it is a cloudy / rainy day, and the flow of outside air keeps the situation survivable. The ...

Christmas, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Christmas

A travel blog entry by metoindia

After I got up, I headed for the Chinese Embassy to get my Visa. I was able to get my passport back the same day at 5 pm, so I went to an internetcafe to kill some time and found out that it was already Christmas eve and not the 23rd... I must have mixed ...

Uzbekistan, Ўзбек, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistan, Ўзбек

A travel blog entry by nuraini_hamid

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... should go in November so it won't be so cold.....little did we know what awaited us there...:D.   Day 1: Bukhara   Uzbekistan is located in Central Asia and shares borders with Kazakhstan to the west and to the north, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan ...

We brought the snow with us......, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

We brought the snow with us......

A travel blog entry by nuraini_hamid

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Day 3: Samarkand   Woke up to see the grounds covered in snow.  Apparently, according to our guide, it hardly ever snows in November in Uzbek....lucky us ;).  We traveled via bus to Samarkand today.  Due to the weather our journey ...

Introduction to Uzbekistan and Central Asia, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Introduction to Uzbekistan and Central Asia

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... vital role in shaping the Empires of Persia, Russia, and India.  The five Ex-Soviet Republics of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Kyrgyzstan are collectively known as 'The Stans'. The word 'Stan' in Indo-Turkic languages ...

Taskent-Nukus-Muynaq, Muynak, Uzbekistan travel blog

Taskent-Nukus-Muynaq

A travel blog entry by wlodek

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Turbośmigłowym samolotem IL 114 mknę nad pustynią do Nukus. Lotniska ładne ale kible jeszcze z ZSRR. Zaopatrzony w kasę wychodzę z lotniska na ulicę i wpadam znowu mafii taksowkowej w ręce. Negocjacje , ...

Basar, Fergana, Uzbekistan travel blog

Basar

A travel blog entry by timon_richiger

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Im Fergana-Tal machte ich eigentlich an zwei Orten einen Halt und zwar in der Stadt Fergana und Andischan. Da aber beide Stops ziemlich ereignislos waren, fasse ich sie hier zusammen. Eigentlich kann man aber beim Fergana-Tal gar nicht von einem Tal ...

Guaritori di sogni - La Via della Seta, Uzbekistan - Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Guaritori di sogni - La Via della Seta

A travel blog entry by anan-

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... Inoltre, organizzai un’auto privata con guida locale che mi avrebbe condotto da Tashkent a Samarcanda e viceversa. L’aereo della Uzbekistan Airways, all’andata, era per pi¨ di metÓ vuoto, pensai che il personale di volo rappresentava ...

Samarcanda - La Via della Seta, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarcanda - La Via della Seta

A travel blog entry by anan-

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

Samarkand Morning - Alisher Novoi Park District, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand Morning - Alisher Novoi Park District

A travel blog entry by londone7

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  This morning I had several hours freetime to explore Samarkand city by myself before my guide and driver would return at lunchtime. Nearby was a city museum and I was still hoping to goto the main Orthodox Church we kept driving by.  There ...

First stop in Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

First stop in Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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... Sky blue domes topping mud brick walls covered in mosaics were signs we were in a completely different culture. Where Tajikistan had scenery, Uzbekistan was all about the architecture. 12 days in Samarkand is waaaay too much for any one stay but with Tim ...

Jun 30, 2010, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Jun 30, 2010

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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Kokand via Tadjikistan into the Fergana Valley, Kokand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Kokand via Tadjikistan into the Fergana Valley

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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Margilan & Fergana Silk Factories, Margilan, Uzbekistan travel blog

Margilan & Fergana Silk Factories

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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Khiva, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva

A travel blog entry by hubert22

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Journal Entry #6: Khiva August 27, 983 C.E. The long journey to Khiva was enduring was ended up being worth the pain. The temperatures and humidity is beginning to rise, but their technological advances in buildings helped keep citizens cool. That night ...

Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara

A travel blog entry by 401541

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Entry 4: Bukhara - July 29, 772   This new city that we have just arrived in is known as Bukhara, and is apparently a very important administrative city for Turkestan. It is the capital of the state which is also called Bukhara. At first I was ...

Arrived in Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Arrived in Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by tamar

... of worship and prayer meeting because it's Sunday. I also learned there is a very small population of Polish Catholics in Uzbekistan. Praise God! I've been hanging out a lot with fellow volunteers. Two nights ago, the training staff held a ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by vvddries

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Transitory Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Transitory Tashkent

A travel blog entry by betsybond

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Only one night in Uzbekistan's capital city, with a mid-afternoon arrival getting lunch was top of mind. Having spied an Indian restaurant on the way to the hotel it was not long before we were there drinking pints of beer and awaiting something ...

Same Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Same Samarkand

A travel blog entry by travelpoduserid

5th of May, 742  I traveled west in a straight line. After swimming partially in the Zeravshan River, I continued to stay on the Silk Road and walk west to the great Central Asian city of Samarkand. I am closer to my final destination of Rome. When ...

Mausoleum, tehus og 37 varmegrader, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Mausoleum, tehus og 37 varmegrader

A travel blog entry by turida

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Utenfor hotellet gikk det en gammel kvinne med en boks som det r°yk av. Jeg gikk for ň ta bilde og da ble det en seremoni av r°yk rundt meg, fra beina og opp. Og til og med under blusen for ň "r°yke" magen. Seremonien var for god helse. Vi var i en ...

Samarkand City of Timur, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand City of Timur

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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After hot drive, all the drives are hot, arrived in Samarkand, no sign of an old city, modern wide streets lined with apartment blocks, shops and sports stadiums.   Where is the legendary city of the moguls? Well not at our hotel anyway, Soviet ...

Khiva die Juwele Zentralasiens, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva die Juwele Zentralasiens

A travel blog entry by chrilea

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... "Jalol": Ein wirklich ausgesprochen intelligenter und humorvoller Mann um die Vierzig. Hat immer einen guten Wizt auf Lager, ist sehr Weltoffen (was nach dem Besuch in Turkmenistan wohl nun alle sind) und konnte Uzbekistan in unsere Herzen ...

Trains Plains and Stomach Pains, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Trains Plains and Stomach Pains

A travel blog entry by 2bikesnpenguin

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... we settled in for some R & R time off the bikes. The highlight of Tashkent has been watching a football match between Uzbekistan and Kuwait at the national stadium, the opportunity came round completely by chance as we sat having a beer wondering what ...

Big events, Chimgan, Uzbekistan travel blog

Big events

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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There are similarities in the geography and weather of Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan - of course. They're right next to each other! But here are some places that are truly representative of the harsh reality of life in the remote, ...

The most unchanged of the Silk Route cities, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

The most unchanged of the Silk Route cities

A travel blog entry by kenziertw

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 Thursday 17th September We followed our route back South-east. We bushcamped below the walls of a former mud-brick fort - Ayaz-Qala.   Friday 18th September We continued driving South to Khiva - probably the best preserved ...

The Place for an Attack of Spendus Americanus, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Place for an Attack of Spendus Americanus

A travel blog entry by sabiacarioca

Well Yuri was right, we should have waited to shop in Bukhara. Our hotel, really a gorgeously decorated B&B, is right on the edge of the old town.  We took a walking tour of the old town (about 2 square kms) the afternoon we arrived.  There ...

Mosque & Medressa overload!, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Mosque & Medressa overload!

A travel blog entry by linda.g

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... more ahead. In the afternoon we visited Amir Timur square. This fellow was ruler of the large domain, including current day Uzbekistan, the other 'stans, parts of Turkey and Russia during the 14th century. He became a national hero after independence in ...

Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by danqui

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... , so me and my friend, with whom i already travelled to Israel, Canada, and many other places in europe, decided to go to Uzbekistan, the place, where my Grandfather once lived! To be honest, i didn┤t know to much about it, but when we arrived in ...

Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand

A travel blog entry by danqui

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