Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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Jul 08, 2010, Fergana, Uzbekistan travel blog

Jul 08, 2010

A travel blog entry by kennethj

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Bukhara, Shopping and the End of the Internet, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara, Shopping and the End of the Internet

A travel blog entry by 2guystravel

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Bukhara was another major stop on the Silk Road.  Our hotel was on Lyabi-Hauz, a beautiful square built around a central pool.  I am sure that it is a great place to hang out on a hot summer night.  The hotel itself was gorgeous.  The ...

In Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

In Samarkand

A travel blog entry by lindseykistler

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Just about at the halfway point of my trip and feeling a bit tired. I napped this afternoon and then got up to the roof terrace of the hotel to find this ...

Not so much a town more a museum., Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Not so much a town more a museum.

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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Through the border with the minimum of fuss, lots of checking and stamping but no hassle. Goodbye to our Turkmen guide and hello to our Uzbek guide. Straight away there is a change, the irrigation seems better, lots of green, cheerful people and better ...

Program of ascention to Pobeda Peak 7439 m., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Program of ascention to Pobeda Peak 7439 m.

A travel blog entry by centralasia

Getting there Starting point of expedition usually is Bishkek - the capital of Kyrgyzstan. International airport "Manas" (30km off Bishkek) accepts flights arriving from number of European and Asian countries (Hanover, London, Moscow, Sankt-Petersburg, ...

Tashkent 2, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent 2

A travel blog entry by beccywebb

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... sure that we did some more sightseeing this time round but the ATM saga continued. How long we could continue to stay in Uzbekistan depended on how much cash we could withdraw from the ATMs this time round. 6 attempts spread over 2 days eventually yielded ...

Temple, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Temple

A travel blog entry by sandesande

no stay, moving on, hotel full, reservation cancelled : ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by helmut-und-rolf

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In der Hauptstadt Usbekistans mit ca. 2,5 Mio. Einwohner. Es war uns zu heiß und zu hektisch. Deshalb sind wir auch nur kurz geblieben und gleich weitergefahren in das Ferganatal. ...

From Khiva to Bukhara, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

From Khiva to Bukhara

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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Noy enough to do in Khiva so we were able to cut our stay short and left after a good breakfast. Paid the $30 for the room and went out through the West gate and immediately got a taxi to take us back to Urgench. Not hard to get a shared taxi onwards to ...

Bukhara and surrounds, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara and surrounds

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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Best breakfast ever with lots of different kinds of food including fruit and yoghurt. Good because we were very hungry. We had read LP and had lots of plans for the day. Firstly we took a taxi (15 000som) to Bakhuatdin Naqsband (1318-89) mausoleum in the ...

The Museum City, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Museum City

A travel blog entry by lou_and_dave

Eventually we set off on the journey to Khiva via Urgench another nondescript soviet town. As we arrived the light was beginning to fade, yet what greeted us was magnificent. As you arrive you are met by a large sandy coloured city wall that rises out ...

Traversing Uzbekistan' desert to Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Traversing Uzbekistan' desert to Bukhara

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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... was dotted with bushes and in between there was little else but sand. It felt strangely peaceful whilst so desolate.  Uzbekistan is slightly smaller than Spain (approximately 450,000 km squared) and with a population off 25 million. I wonder where ...

Let's do this, Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Let's do this, Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by dentalvagabond

... go through all this again. To give you an idea: You have to declare all foreign currencies that you will be taking into Uzbekistan and on exiting the country you may not have more foreign currency than you had when entering the country. So at the moment ...

Do Samarkandy, Wilajet samarkandzki, Uzbekistan travel blog

Do Samarkandy

A travel blog entry by wlodek

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Pobódka przed 6 . Spokojne pakowanie i w drogę. Niestety marszrutki nie było więc we trzech wsiadamy do taxi. Ten trzeci to jakiś jegomość z holandii który poznał się z Germinim na piwie. 15 km do dworca ...

Samarkand 2700 Jahre alt, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand 2700 Jahre alt

A travel blog entry by helmut-und-rolf

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Samarkant die heimliche Haupstadt. Sherdor-Medrese auch genennat die "Löwentragende", denn auf ihrem Portal sind tigerartige Löwen oder auch löwenartige Tiger dargestellt ...

Zwischenstopp auf den Weg nach Samarkand, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Zwischenstopp auf den Weg nach Samarkand

A travel blog entry by helmut-und-rolf

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Nette Begegnungen entlang der Seidenstrasse. ...

OH, So THAT Was A Desert!, Qarshi, Uzbekistan travel blog

OH, So THAT Was A Desert!

A travel blog entry by techhdarre

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... to the border of Turkmenistan, and headed off into the heat and desert that would define my experience of Turkmenistan and beyond into Uzbekistan. Heat, heat, heat. HOT!! I feel lucky that I have not ended up as Danny is now. Since Mash'had, it's been ...

From Russia, with love!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

From Russia, with love!

A travel blog entry by lyncraven

... , everyone exchanges at the higher rate, especially as these guys can be trusted to provide correct and legitimate exchange. Uzbekistan has undergone through several periods of really bad history but has certainly been the proud region of more positive ...

Visas, Rueckreiseplaene, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Visas, Rueckreiseplaene

A travel blog entry by timon_richiger

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Nach Tashkent reiste ich per Zug von Nukus (ich weiss, das stimmt mit der Route im Blog nicht ueberein, aber es waere komisch, wenn ich zwei Eintraege zu Tashkent machen wuerde. Ich reiste zuerst nach Tashkent um Visas zu beantragen, reiste danach nach ...

Verstauchung, Asraf, Uzbekistan travel blog

Verstauchung

A travel blog entry by timon_richiger

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Da ich in Usbekistan nicht nur in den Staedten unterwegs sein wollte und es in dem Nuratau-Gebirge ein wunderbares 'Community Based Tourism'-Programm gibt, entschied ich mich nach Asraf zu reisen. Community Based Tourism ist vor allem in Kyrgyzstan ...

Road to Samarkand, Nurota, Uzbekistan travel blog

Road to Samarkand

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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Venturing out into the desert once more we are heading for Samarkand but have a host of stops on the way. A quick visit to a local pottery and embroidery workshop, manage to buy nothing. Next stop was a centuries old water dome built next to a ...

Tashkent, round 2, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent, round 2

A travel blog entry by lindseykistler

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... fortunate to have met such a good bunch! Yesterday I went out to the History Museum of the People of Uzbekistan, which was fairly uninteresting but had an interesting collection of artifacts and somewhat endearing exhibits meant to show the modernity ...

Mr. Babushka rides again, Karshi, Uzbekistan travel blog

Mr. Babushka rides again

A travel blog entry by dan.

. So we head down the street in hopes of flagging a cab to the train station at half one in the morning. Not a dickybird in sight! But we got a break as a young man named Azeem was idling in his car, half an hour to go 'til he picks his father up. So he ...

Out of money, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Out of money

A travel blog entry by metoindia

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When I got to Samarkand in the afternoon, I first had to look for an ATM, because I only had 2 USD left. The last working ATM I saw was in Azerbaijan and the 400 USD from there lasted quite long. After walking from hotel to hotel with my 28 kilos, I ...

Samarkand Registan - The Jewel of The Silk Road, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand Registan - The Jewel of The Silk Road

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... this arhitectural jewel and centrepiece of the Silk Road. This is certainly somewhere I'd like to go again if I have the opportunity to go back to Uzbekistan.     Visit My Page on Facebook : Departures1 - Global Adventures ...

Usbekische Massage, Tashkent 2, Uzbekistan travel blog

Usbekische Massage

A travel blog entry by chrilea

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Die teilweise üblen Strassenverhältnisse führten leider dazu, dass unser Truck ziemlich durchgeschüttelt wurde, unsere Guides nannten dies lustvoll "usbekische massage". Für meinen Rücken war dies der Horror weshalb ich mich entschied eine echte ...

My Search for the Lucrative Lute, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

My Search for the Lucrative Lute

A travel blog entry by sidwell

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I woke up at the break of dawn grumpy, and irritable. And who could blame me I had just had one of the greatest experiences of my life in Baghdad and now I had to wake up and go to some place where I had never been called Samarkand. But this was the ...

Lang dags ferd til  Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Lang dags ferd til Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by turida

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... blitt en gruppe på 20 mennesker fra Norge, Sverige og Danmark. Det sto en buss utenfor og snart var vi på Hotel Uzbekistan. Det er Uzbekistans største hotell - tydelig preget av Sovjettiden. Byen Tashkent har 2,5 millioner innbyggere. Det var godt å ...

Byrundtur i Tashkent og tur med metro, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Byrundtur i Tashkent og tur med metro

A travel blog entry by turida

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... , som er nydelig utsmykket med bl.a. flislagte vegger. Vi spiste lunsj på en restaurant hvor vi ble servert mange forskjellige retter fra Uzbekistan. De andre turistene fra vår gruppe er hyggelige - og vi har funnet tonen. Vår guide som er svensk, er ...

Lovely Contradiction: Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Lovely Contradiction: Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by roadthesilk

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... picture of the wonderful train carpets)  - We met many amazing people, some stopped us just to say "Welcome to Uzbekistan." No hustle, no selling a tour or asking for money, just simple friendliness. When we arrived in Bukhara a perfect stranger who ...

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