Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

My commute to Urganch, Urganch, Uzbekistan travel blog

My commute to Urganch

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

... bank, now I have an account, I have money, so what is the problem? So another cultural adjustment to make here in Uzbekistan: People according to my sources apparently do not put their money in the bank. It was quite busy when we were there ...

Were on the road to nowhere, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Were on the road to nowhere

A travel blog entry by gearoids

First light and I was up and shaking sleeping beauty. Out the gap, after a fine breakfast and up the quiet streets to catch our tiny mini bus , I really should take a photo of one of these because they are that small. Tearing around the city we were ...

Historical Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Historical Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by lok


... tour the next day together. Summary As opposed to Tajikistan, where I "experienced the life" there, I was a tourist in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan has a very well established tourism industry (I even saw a few tour buses!). During the Soviet time, ...

Alexander the Great Slept Here, Nurata, Uzbekistan travel blog

Alexander the Great Slept Here

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


Alexander the Great slept here Friday October 16, 2009            On our way to the yurt camp, in Nurata, after lunch, we moseyed over to the ruins of a great fortress on the hillside.  Supposedly it ...

Fergana Family Homestay, Fergana, Uzbekistan travel blog

Fergana Family Homestay

A travel blog entry by michellendave


October 7 & 8, 2014 KHIVA to TASHKENT by train - 17 hours to FERGANA by taxi - 7 hours (120000 som / $40) Homestay with Shaxzada and family Train to Tashkent to Meet Up with Cissy   At Alibek guesthouse we were served an elaborate ...

Getting under the skin of Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Getting under the skin of Bukhara

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes


... , we were able to find a French-speaking local who could make sense of my iffy A-Level French. Unlike most of Uzbekistan, the areas around Samarkand and Bukhara are largely Tajik-speaking, making our elementary Uzbek largely useless in these situations. ...

Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by queenietord

big blue city that the Russians have ...

Karakalpakstan, Nukus, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by gearoids


... Nukus and settled into our Hotel. The reason to come up here was to see the Aral Sea but the prices and time we had left in Uzbekistan made it impossible. If we were four , the price might be worth it. At $400 for the car, driver and overnight stay on the ...

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