Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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Bukhara, mas dá pra pechinchar, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara, mas dá pra pechinchar

A travel blog entry by bleite


Finalmente chegamos a Bukhara, uma das duas cidades (a outra é Samarkanda) das quais tínhamos maiores expectativas, talvez os pontos altos de nossa viagem à Ásia Central. A cidade tem importância econômica central em sua região, desde sua ...

Kokand, Kokand, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by danialw


... having a conversation with me and every now and again say, "Hey Mister, so how old are you? Hey Mister, do you like Uzbekistan?"     Side note about the Fergana Valley, the people here are a bit more religious than the people in Samarkand, ...

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 ...

Racing through the desert, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Racing through the desert

A travel blog entry by segacs


... using the bushes for, erm, bladder relief, they waved us on our way.   By the way, a word about fuel: Uzbekistan purchases crude oil from neighbouring countries and refines it here. When negotiations fall apart on crude prices, or during peak demand ...

Museum in the middle of nowhere, Nukus, Uzbekistan travel blog

Museum in the middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by schwate


Salam, wie erwartet bin ich heute morgen alleine mit dem Taxi von Urgench nach Nukus gefahren, US$40, nun ja. Dafuer war ich um 11:00 schon in Nukus. War ein wenig beaengstigend, da sich der Fahrer mit einem anderen Taxi ein Rennen geliefert hat, die ...

Another Open Air Museum, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Another Open Air Museum

A travel blog entry by schwate


Salam, ich bin am morgen zum Taxistand nach Urgench/Khiva gefahren. Irgendwie war nicht viel los, ich musste fast 4h warten, erst um 12 Uhr war das Taxi voll und wir sind losgefahren. Der Fahrer war auch nicht superschnell (oder superriskant:-) je ...

Three Hours on the Sharq Train, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Three Hours on the Sharq Train

A travel blog entry by jksz


Only three hours. Only three hours.... I'm usually pretty good with high temperatures. Samarkand is hot, in general, this time of year (mid to upper-90s I think); we'd taken long walks around town with smiles. But five minutes after sliding into ...

samarkhand (at last), Samarkhand, Uzbekistan travel blog

samarkhand (at last)

A travel blog entry by susienewton

At last, after a few years of wanting and failed attempts due to politics, tomorrow morning I stand in the Registan and look at the fabled blue mosque. Actually we can see it from the hotel (Zarina) and photos will be spoiled by the scaffolding ...

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 ...

Turkmenistan, country Nr. 119, Konye-Urgench, Turkmenistan travel blog

Turkmenistan, country Nr. 119

A travel blog entry by schwate


Salam, ich bin erfolgreich nach Turkmenistan eingereist... Land Nr. 119... Die Ausreise aus Uzbekistan war recht problemlos, nocheinmal Zollformular ausfuellen (obwohl ich doch eines von der Einreise hatte), keine Gepaeckkontrolle, Immigration ...

Kultainen Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Kultainen Samarkand

A travel blog entry by iloinensancai

Silkkitien helmia, arabipoppa meloneita ja sashlikkia Uzbekistan sykkii, tuoksuu ja kimaltelee. Paakaupungissa Tashkentissa moskeijat ja nevostoarkkitehtuuri vuorottelevat ja yhtakkia kaikki ovat kaupittelemassa meille, kun Kazakstanissa tuntui, etteivat ...

Salom from Khorezm!, Urgench, Uzbekistan travel blog

Salom from Khorezm!

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz


Salom! This is a quick hello, just wanted to show some pics of my new digs and khiva! talk soon hayr ...

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 ...

Touching Down in the Uzbek Oasis, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Touching Down in the Uzbek Oasis

A travel blog entry by jksz


... very aware of the poor relations between the US and Uzbekistan (which date back to a violent 2006 protest and massacre in Uzbekistan which the US heavily criticized, leading to the withdrawl of aid money and less military cooperation) and wanted to be ...

Finish of the Silk Road for us, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Finish of the Silk Road for us

A travel blog entry by peterandjane


... crossing at Dashogus.  Apart from the odd salt lake and camels, it was a big expanse of sand and scrub. Crossed back into Uzbekistan and spent a couple of nights in Khiva, which was a side branch of the Silk Road.  The town ran a busy ...

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 guichê da Air Uzbekistan em Riga, passa a escarafunchar, às 5h da manhã, o livrinho da IATA e avisa que de lá não consta informação ...

Leaving Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Leaving Samarkand

A travel blog entry by schwate


... , groesster Schein hat einen Wert von 0,50 Euro). Einige der stans haben ja beschlossen, kyrillisch wieder durch roemisch zu ersetzen, Uzbekistan ist aber das einzige Land in dem man das bemerkt, hier gibt es bereits einige offizielle Schilder, die man ...

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 ...

Marcando Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Marcando Samarkand

A travel blog entry by bleite


A Praça do Registão, em Samarkand (ou Samarkanda, dependendo da velocidade do vento), é a imagem do Uzbequistão assim como o Pão de Açúcar ou o Cristo Redentor são sinônimos de Brasil. A foto dessa praça está em tudo e em todos os lugares. ...

Cotton Pickin' Time, Nurata, Uzbekistan travel blog

Cotton Pickin' Time

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... time and wandering up on the hill to over look the lake, we left again for greener pastures or rather whiter ones.  Uzbekistan grows a lot of cotton. We have seen the fields everywhere.  And because of a wet spring and having to replant a ...

The capital of Timurs Empire, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

The capital of Timurs Empire

A travel blog entry by chrisloeffler


Als nächster Halt in Usbekistan stand uns die - ebenfalls - historisch geprägte Stadt Samarkand bevor. Wir standen früh am Morgen auf, um unseren Zug um 8.40 Uhr rechtzeitig zu erreichen.    Ein kleines Frühstück, eine kleine ...

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 ...

Yet another gem, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Yet another gem

A travel blog entry by laurencegarner


... 't overly get that feeling when there. It is a city of learning as the amount of Madrassas showed why so many notable intellects in Uzbekistan's history have come from Bukhara.   As well as known as a holy city it also has a history of violence. One ...

Timurs Hometown, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan travel blog

Timurs Hometown

A travel blog entry by schwate


... , aber da er im Winter starb und der Pass gesperrt war wurde er in Samarkand begraben. Erste Eindruecke von Uzbekistan: - um einiges reicher als Tajikistan, erheblich bessere Strassen, es gibt weniger russische oder deutsche Autos (die deutschen ...

Experience Central Asian History in Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Experience Central Asian History in Samarkand

A travel blog entry by travelezeuk


... political strife and widespread corruption commonplace. It's also geographically remote to most tourists. That being the case, Uzbekistan is a fascinating country with thousands of years of history and Samarkand, the country's second most populous city, ...

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 ...

Juste pour les yeux, Moynaq, Uzbekistan travel blog

Juste pour les yeux

A travel blog entry by worldkerros


Salut a Tous, Pas beaucoup de temps en ce moment, et comme j'en passe le plus clair a rediger le futur guide Ouzbekistan, je ne vous infligerai pas une trop longue WKN cette fois ci. Juste quelques photos, pour le plaisir des yeux (j'espere), et les ...

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