Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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Bus Bukhara Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bus Bukhara Samarkand

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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After another nice breakfast at Hotel Fatima we took the bag and day packs and wandered down the lane to where we could catch a taxi to the bus stop. We didn't end up at the bus top from yesterday but there were big buses and we immediately got hassled ...

Found a cute house to live in, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Found a cute house to live in

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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House hunting is not the easiest thing to do anywhere, but I think I had a satisfying experience. Our logistics folks do much of the work, but in the end it has to be the expat who goes out and looks at the option and makes the list of requirements and ...

Seidenstrasse, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Seidenstrasse

A travel blog entry by timon_richiger

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In Samarkand ist der vergangene Reichtum der Staedte an der Seidenstrasse wohl am besten zu sehen. Dies hat auch zur Folge, dass dies wohl die tourististe Stadt von Usbekistan ist. In der Hauptsaison kommen hier wohl Busladungen fast im Minutentakt an. ...

Jul 12, 2011, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Jul 12, 2011

A travel blog entry by kennethj

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Jul 16, 2010, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Jul 16, 2010

A travel blog entry by kennethj

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THE GATES OF HELL, Darwasa, Uzbekistan travel blog

THE GATES OF HELL

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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Up twice for a slash and more. Good banter amongst the Team Terry members. Rachel had said the bags would go up at 0745, CC standing there like a dork waiting for the appointed moment rather than just getting the job done. We would have been off by 0805 ...

What a difference!, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

What a difference!

A travel blog entry by scruffy.alex

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... the complete lack of requests for 'souvenirs' and money, money, money by the Uzbek border officials. A good start in Uzbekistan. It was however, quickly followed by a hilariously bizarre moment at the police checkpoint leaving the border area. Well I ...

A WALK ALONG THE WALL, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

A WALK ALONG THE WALL

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... . We continued our shade tour of Khiva, a dense heat already in the air early. Ben asked how I was. His role is odd in Uzbekistan, not only due to the passport mess but also the presence of Anna, his girlfriend, as a paying passenger. He referred to the ...

I'm going to LA, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

I'm going to LA

A travel blog entry by shakhruz

planning the ...

Into Uzbekistan !, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Into Uzbekistan !

A travel blog entry by mollyquul

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... ones tend to be still standing and are pilgrimage sites, so we see local tourists there. We then crossed the border into Uzbekistan. The process was a "trip". Their requirement is to cross the border on foot. They provided a vehicle for one woman who ...

Khiva majd utazás a sivatagon át Buharába, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva majd utazás a sivatagon át Buharába

A travel blog entry by uton

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Reggel embertelen korán kelni kellett, ráadásul a hotel küzdött nemi közmű kihívással: a víz nyomás annyira kicsi volt, hogy a klotyoba papírt egyáltalán nem lehetett dobni, es hat ...

Samarkand - Chanoq, Chanoq, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand - Chanoq

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Das war ja wohl ein Satz mit x. Der etwa 50 km von Samarkand entfernt liegende Grenzübergang ist nicht für Trucks zugelassen. Wir müssen etwa 200 km nach Norden um einen passenden Grenzübergang zu finden. Die Mittagspause nutzt Will um ein paar ...

Bazaars, Photo Gallery, Rug Museum, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bazaars, Photo Gallery, Rug Museum

A travel blog entry by londone7

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Leaving the Emir's Summer Palace we drove back to the old town beside close to the Kalon Tower. We then walked a few blocks east to two Madrassas where I began exploring last night when I first arrived in Bukhara There were a lot more tourist stores ...

Egy újabb erősítő nap: Szamarkand felfed, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Egy újabb erősítő nap: Szamarkand felfed

A travel blog entry by uton

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Egész végig viszonylagos szerencsénk volt az időjárással, tulajdonképpen ritkán volt zavaróan meleg, de ma azért már kezdett sok lenni a 33-34 fok, ami a napon még többnek tűnt. De ...

St Alexsey's Orthodox Cathedral & Polish Church, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

St Alexsey's Orthodox Cathedral & Polish Church

A travel blog entry by londone7

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    Next was the highlight of my mornings walk and the opportunity to finally visit St Alexsey's Russian Orthodox Cathedral which we kept driving past and which I had tried to walk back to myself on my first night unsuccessfully.  As I ...

The Holy City, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Holy City

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Long, long but great day. Too hot, too many sites, but I love Bukhara and wish I had more time to wander at leisure during cool days, to rest in the shade and contemplate the beauty of the buildings. However, when you have a day to see the Holy City, a ...

Day 10: very Iranian city, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Day 10: very Iranian city

A travel blog entry by bahador2012

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... 1.5 hours from Bukhara i arrived to Farap Border and then got inside the Turkmenistan border. there is paper named declaration in Uzbekistan border checkpoint that you have to write where you want to go and where is your national country and how much ...

One Month in Durmen Host Family, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

One Month in Durmen Host Family

A travel blog entry by tamar

... pasta with cheap sun-dried tomatoes I found in the market. This Sunday I'm going to try cooking pasta for my family. Uzbekistan, or at least the area around Tashkent, the capital, is industrialized and structured. The Soviets left their mark on the ...

Into Tashkent and onto Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Into Tashkent and onto Samarkand

A travel blog entry by niket

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I arrive into Tashkent's Xaloqaro aiport by the early morning Uzbekistan Airlines flight from Delhi. The view from the top is stunning with craggy mountain tops, snowcaps, flowing valleys, unending mountain ranges (creating a magical wave effect in the ...

Shopping in Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Shopping in Bukhara

A travel blog entry by ldhensel

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We began the day wandering through the craft shops around our hotel. Across the street was a metalsmith who forged knives and scissors. Some of the knives were Damascus steel which he made from layers of metal. The layers were heated, pounded thin and ...

Khiva to Bukhara Road Trip, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva to Bukhara Road Trip

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... any of this check points.      Our route ran parallel to the Oxus River which is the border between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. We could see a long bridge on the Turkmenistan side of the river.  Locals fought in the Afghan war ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by nuraini_hamid

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... “Independence” and “Happy Mother”. The Monument of Independence (1991), which marks the sovereignty of Uzbekistan, is a large golden globe with outlines of the borders (territorial) of the State. But the engraved territory of ...

W drodze - Taszkent, Taszkient, Uzbekistan travel blog

W drodze - Taszkent

A travel blog entry by wlodek

Po dwugodzinnym oczekiwaniu na Szeremietiewie wsiadam w samolot z trochę innymi paszżerami. Jacyś ciemniejsi , skośnoocy. Lecę Aeroflotem- niezły serwis , karmią i poją całkiem smacznie. Punktualnie ...

We arrive in Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

We arrive in Tashkent

A travel blog entry by ldhensel

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... in Turkey in the 14th century. This book made its way to Tashkent where it is now a major religious site. Historically, Uzbekistan was almost exclusively Muslim but became roughly half Christian during Soviet times when people from other parts of the USSR ...

Samarkand, In the footsteps of Timur, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand, In the footsteps of Timur

A travel blog entry by redheadpeter

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Samarkand - in the footsteps of Timur Where do you start with Samarkand.  Taken in 329BC by AlexanderThe Great who married Roxana, daughter of a local chieftain.  A key city on the Silk Road, then sacked by Ghengis Kahn in 1220. In 1370 Timur ...

Arrival at Tashkent, town tour, Opera, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Arrival at Tashkent, town tour, Opera

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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Bokhara, Bokhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bokhara

A travel blog entry by vvddries

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Samarqand, Samarqand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarqand

A travel blog entry by vvddries

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Ex mar d'Aral, Moynaq, Uzbekistan travel blog

Ex mar d'Aral

A travel blog entry by leiks

Marxem cap a Moynaq, el poble que fa quaranta anys era a la costa del mar d Aral i ara es en terra desertica, sense haver-se mogut de lloc. Un dels damnificats dels camps de coto sovietics.   Moynaq es una ciutat plana, on hi ha mes tanques que ...

The blue mosque at Samarqand, Samarqand, Uzbekistan travel blog

The blue mosque at Samarqand

A travel blog entry by blommaerts

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I can't wait to see this amazing wonder of ...

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