Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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Jul 26, 2010, Nurata, Uzbekistan travel blog

Jul 26, 2010

A travel blog entry by kennethj

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Jun 28, 2013, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Jun 28, 2013

A travel blog entry by kennethj

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Koney Urgench-Khiva, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Koney Urgench-Khiva

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Es sind noch 4 Stunden bis wir am Abend in Khiva eintreffen. Da unser Truck nicht durch die Tore der Altstadt passt, müssen wir ihn außerhalb abstellen und bringen unser Gepäck zum Hotel, das in der historischen Altstadt liegt. Legen uns auf die ...

Sleeping in the desert, Nurota Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan travel blog

Sleeping in the desert

A travel blog entry by joann.copperud

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We headed out across the desert on a long travel day. We stopped in the town of Nurota which is pretty much in the middle of nowhere. But Alexander the Great wintered there and built a fort, the remains of which still stand.  I have to say that ...

Traveling to Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Traveling to Bukhara

A travel blog entry by joann.copperud

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We started out early and headed to a Soviet made lake about 45 minutes from our yurt camp. Most of us swam in the mud lake which felt great but was rather silty.  We hopped back on to the air-conditioned van and headed to Bukhara which is the best ...

Samani Park, Bazaar, Prophet Job's Tomb, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samani Park, Bazaar, Prophet Job's Tomb

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... the day     After first welcoming me to his country, he was very surprised how somebody from Canada knew about Uzbekistan? The only info guides and drivers are given about me is my name and nationality.  I explained that I was actually ...

Rukhobod Mausoleum, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Rukhobod Mausoleum

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... as built in Soviet style with giant murals painted on one side   We then drove to the Registan, the most famous site in all of Uzbekistan and Central Asia      Visit My Page on Facebook : Departures1 - Global Adventures ...

Schneiderfahrt, Urganch, Uzbekistan travel blog

Schneiderfahrt

A travel blog entry by helmut-und-rolf

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Auch in Uzbekistan ist die Polizeipräsentz, vor allem auf den Hauptverkehrsstraßen sehr hoch.Wir machten uns auf den Weg von Bukhara nach Khiva, ca. 460km. In Urgentch, 30km  vorm Ziel, wurden wir spätabends zum 4mal kontrolliert. Diesmal wollte ...

Worms and Walnuts, Akaltyn District, Uzbekistan travel blog

Worms and Walnuts

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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... which was great as we got to see spinning, dying, hand weaving, carpets and the old machine looms. A great shop too. In Uzbekistan the silk industry is controlled by the government. In May each selected family is handed a few grams of tiny hungry silk ...

Abdullah Khan Madrassa, Lunch, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Abdullah Khan Madrassa, Lunch

A travel blog entry by londone7

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    Leaving the Old Town we walked back out a few city blocks to two twin Madrassa's facing each other. These were in a poorer state of repair being a little further out from the Old City.  With so many buildings is hard to restore ...

THE KORAN OF OSMAN, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

THE KORAN OF OSMAN

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... poet; another, cosmonauts. Jawal stopped near a young lady modestly dressed in more traditional but upscale clothing. He noted Uzbekistan is a secular society. Burqas are not allowed. We went into a large department store where water was the principal ...

On the Silk Road, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

On the Silk Road

A travel blog entry by stusbackpack

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The Road to Samarkand Leaving the hotel we head South and West out of the city towards Samarkand about a four hour drive away, the further we get from the center the more run down the suberbs become, not unlike towns in southern europe. It must be ...

8th century Khiva., Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

8th century Khiva.

A travel blog entry by melissa.ben

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Number three on the Silk Road, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Number three on the Silk Road

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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... to be had there that night. Taxi back home with empty stomachs and tired legs and only one scrappy camel painting as a souvenir from Uzbekistan. Had found one nice painting for which "the man' wanted $130. When John went back and waived 2 $20 bills in ...

Khiva, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva

A travel blog entry by scottandchar

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To get to Khiva, we took a shared taxi from the bazaar outside of Bukhara. Basically you show up at the right parking lot, then tell one of the touts where you're headed, at that point there's one price to book out the whole taxi for yourself, and a ...

Kihva, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Kihva

A travel blog entry by vvddries

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Peace Corps Training Uzbekistan-18, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Peace Corps Training Uzbekistan-18

A travel blog entry by tamar

... language barrier and social isolation (I live a little ways away from others). I am writing from Durmon (near the Tashkent capital), Uzbekistan. Jen, the other water engineer (there are only TWO of us in this new program), walked with her host sister and ...

Selbst Könige haben Durchfall, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Selbst Könige haben Durchfall

A travel blog entry by chrilea

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Bukhara ist eine wundervolle mittelalterliche Stadt. Die Moscheen und Madrasas (Schulen) übertreffen sich ihn ihrer Pracht gegenseitig. In unserem Hotel können wir uns wie Könige fühlen, leider habe ich (Christoph) Durchfall bekommen und stehe diesen ...

Shah-i-Zindah Aristrocratic Tombs, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Shah-i-Zindah Aristrocratic Tombs

A travel blog entry by londone7

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  Our next stop was the complex of Royal Tombs known as Shah-i-Zindah. These were many of the aristocrats, noble families, and royal persons. I'm not sure if they know the identity of all the tombs now.    From street level I didnt know ...

Glorious Samarkand (in barf-o-rama), Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Glorious Samarkand (in barf-o-rama)

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Horrors! I arise this morning to find that about 25 percent of the group have been stricken with some sort of nasty intestinal illness. Several have been up all night enduring every sort of difficulty, and others are in various stages of illness. ...

Tashkent On The Run, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent On The Run

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... We drive from Samarkand to Tashkent, quickly see the major sites, check in to our hotel, then have a celebratory dinner bidding farewell to Uzbekistan. It is all a bit much, especially in light of the fact that we need to rise at 4am tomorrow for an early ...

No Man's Land, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

No Man's Land

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... to help them practice their English. Kyla was asked, “Where are you?” In a very confused voice, she said, “Uzbekistan.” The guard smiled. Paul was asked if he had a vehicle for transport. No, said Paul. “You walked?” ...

A NICE EVENING REPAST, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

A NICE EVENING REPAST

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... Asia. Ben is bombing along in Oscar on the main highway to Bukhara. Farms abut the road. Took a shot of Dave enjoying Uzbekistan ie asleep. A sense that the further one is away from tourist areas the less friendly locals are ie not returning a wave, ...

A dearth of diesel... and Silk Road highlights, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

A dearth of diesel... and Silk Road highlights

A travel blog entry by jess_and_ben

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... , and somewhat perplexing given the various guide books and travel websites we had referred to on the eve of crossing the border into Uzbekistan had reported diesel shortages in the far west of the country - yet we were in the capital city and in the east ...

Saying goodbye to Tashkent for two weeks..., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Saying goodbye to Tashkent for two weeks...

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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Here we go! After months of planning, I'm finally on my way. I left Tashkent a bit before Isaac left Seattle, so I beat him to London. That's OK, I was ...

day 02 in the heart of tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

day 02 in the heart of tashkent

A travel blog entry by baktan

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tashkent is relatively a new city. sunday noon time. i was on the way.to meet rad im.the city center. the subway stations were old but.relatively very well decorated. sadly no photo allowed. after getting out at amir temur, i saw a lot ...

day 03 old.tashkent and the wedding., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

day 03 old.tashkent and the wedding.

A travel blog entry by baktan

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old.tashkent is not far from the bnb. had 5min walk and met.up with fer in front of khast imom. traditional buildings here are rather in yellow brown with turquoise as decor color. which could be an immediate balancing with the red color i saw in ...

TRIPPING IN TASHKENT, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

TRIPPING IN TASHKENT

A travel blog entry by mek1

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... southern Uzbekistan right over the Afghan border.  The Uzbeks are very happy about that.  We apparently had a base in Uzbekistan until 2004.  Their biggest problem is water.  Russia is building a huge dam in Tajikistan that will dam ...

Zico a Tachkent, Tachkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Zico a Tachkent

A travel blog entry by worldkerros

Salut à Tous, Fin d’un voyage rapide et sans histoire à la recherche des nouveautés nouvelles en Ouzbékistan. Il m’aura fallu plusieurs jours avant de réaliser à quel point le pays m’avait manqué, après trois ans ...

Arriving to Urgench and Khiva, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Arriving to Urgench and Khiva

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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So the morning began on the train. John stayed up on his berth until we got to our destination while i listened to the book and looked out over a completely flat desert landscape. Nothing really to look at but the odd donkey, farm workers and mud ...

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