Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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First impressions, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

First impressions

A travel blog entry by marqual

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... of Margilon at the famous silk factory there. The most famous silk on the silk road historically came from this city. Surprisingly, Uzbekistan is currently the 3rd largest silk producer in the world. At the factory, we saw all the steps in the ...

Khiva, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Nun sind wir wirklich auf der Seidenstrasse. Was für eine Stadt (obwohl schon ziemlich touristisch); die historische Altstadt ist wie ein lebendiges Museum. Madrassen, Moscheen und Minarette an jeder Ecke. Trotz mehr als 40 Grad schaue ich mir den ...

Khiva-Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva-Bukhara

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Wir verlassen Khiva gegen 8 Uhr und fahren an riesigen Baumwollfeldern vorbei, bevor wir den Rand der Kyzylkum Desert erreichen, an dem wir entlang fahren. Die Temperaturen sind noch höher als gestern und das Wasser im Truck erreicht ...

Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand

A travel blog entry by scottandchar

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First of all, a guy we met on the train that offered to help us get a good price for a taxi form the station ended up paying whatever that price was himself before we got in the car, which was lovely.   We stayed in a small B&B (Dilshoda) with a ...

Timur 2/3, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Timur 2/3

A travel blog entry by leiks

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Entrada aborrida i prescindible pels no interessats en la ciutat uzbeca. A Bukhara, per primer cop en molt de temps, crema mes d una bombeta a l habitacio. Amb el petit hostalet de Khiva, en una casa pati tradicional i ambient de guest s house ...

Uzbek Family Welcome, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbek Family Welcome

A travel blog entry by timpdx

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... and wipe from your minds nomads on the steppes in a yurt. Teens and texting and phone video are as much a part of Uzbekistan as a California mall. (Except that at The Grove, California teens aren't taking cell phone video of slaughtering a lamb, which ...

day 06 day in bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

day 06 day in bukhara

A travel blog entry by baktan

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beautiful city! i visited the castle in the morning then headed to ali s classroom. had an en.lesson.together with his studs. they were lovely but a bit shy to speak. i was surprised even at the edge of such an mid asian small city en is so demanded. ...

Silk Road cities., Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Silk Road cities.

A travel blog entry by andyball

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... years… Another major feature of the architecture in Khiva are the wooden columns used to support roofs in important buildings. Uzbekistan has no forests, so the timber was carried along the Silk Road from Europe, China and India. Today is a ...

Seriously? No bag? No way to report bag lost?, Tashkent Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan travel blog

Seriously? No bag? No way to report bag lost?

A travel blog entry by joann.copperud

... out you can't report a bag lost except to a PERSON. Emailing and phone calls don't work. And Turkish Airlines is CLOSED in Uzbekistan on the weekends.  So despite my 3 trips to the airport hoping it had shown up, I was foiled.  I had a ...

The City at the Center of the World, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

The City at the Center of the World

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... The entrance portals are massive as well, and the domes are varied and attractive. I love the ribbed domes, found, in Uzbekistan, only in Samarkand. The courtyard is nicely maintained, but the main buildings are closed because of decay and collapse. There ...

Lazing about Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Lazing about Samarkand

A travel blog entry by betsybond

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... of Islamic art is calligraphy and in a medressa we round an artist who uses the various scripts used throughout the history of Uzbekistan.  At another vendor stall we found another unibrow lady, this one wanted to give us a henna unibrow – ...

Ko'rinishingiz yaxshi, Samarkand Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan travel blog

Ko'rinishingiz yaxshi

A travel blog entry by jzafricajourney

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... nbsp;  Osh - Bishkek - Karakol - Bishkek - Ala Archa National Park - Bishkek Kazakhstan     Shymkek Uzbekistan     Samarkand River going to take me, sing sweet and sleepy. Sing me sweet and sleepy all the ...

Evening Orthodox Mass & Roman Catholic Church, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Evening Orthodox Mass & Roman Catholic Church

A travel blog entry by londone7

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    Our next stop finally winding our way slowly to the airport was to the Polish Roman Catholic Church. I'm told there is also a German Church which they call a Temple. I'd already visited the Russian Orthodox Church this morning.  The ...

Silk Road Cities, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Silk Road Cities

A travel blog entry by ian_ringer

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Well I got the airport at 5am this morning and manged to squeeze my way onto an almost full flight to Khiva. The plan now is to spend a few days sightseeing and hopefully visit the desert forts, then taken in the cities of Bukhara, Samarkand on my way ...

Samarkand Evening & Orthodox Church, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Samarkand Evening & Orthodox Church

A travel blog entry by londone7

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  Officially the sightseeing portion of the day was done and I now had the rest of the evening until tomorrow noon as freetime in Samarkand before my tour resumed. The first thing on the agenda was a long anticipated trip to the music CD ...

Der Ragestan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Der Ragestan

A travel blog entry by chrilea

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In Samarkand besichtigten wir den weltberuehmten Ragestan (Sandplatz) welcher von prunkvollen Moscheen und Madrasas umringt ist. Ausserdem gingen wir auf Shoppingtour. Lea kaufte einen zauberhaften blauen handgemachten Seidenteppich, welcher bereits auf ...

Art for arts sake!, Nukus, Uzbekistan travel blog

Art for arts sake!

A travel blog entry by lyncraven

... few months and I could come back again and again to see a new museum of fresh art every time!  Lucky people of Uzbekistan!  Whereas I knew this had been the chance of a lifetime for me to sample a little piece of early 20th century Russian art, ...

Tashkent - the beginning, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent - the beginning

A travel blog entry by zhenia

Lots pf thing I don't remember about that trip,as I've taken it more than a year ago now. This includes the flight I took, I hope it was S7 airlines, although Uz airlines could be much cheaper. Straight after I've arrived, I didn't know how to get out of ...

Judo, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Judo

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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Part of weekly life is Judo training - and I have a feeling now that there is a little bit of an Uzbek Kurash twist to this instructor.  He is Uzbek, after all.  These classes are ROUGH two hours, and I admit to being completely exhausted ...

Tashkent Orthodox Cathedral, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent Orthodox Cathedral

A travel blog entry by londone7

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    I was very eager to visit the Russian Orthodox Cathedral I had driven by on my first day. Slightly more familiar with Tashkent now I knew it was near the main train station. I planned to take the metro there to visit as I had freetime this ...

Historisk spasertur og middag hos uzbekisk familie, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Historisk spasertur og middag hos uzbekisk familie

A travel blog entry by turida

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Vi var på tur med Pia og Sirin for å se alle de berømte mausoleene i Samarkand. Det startet med en lang trapp med høye trinn. Underveis så vi det ene mausoleet etter den andre, alle i de muslimske fargene blått og turkis. De som var gravlagt her ...

Three times lucky, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Three times lucky

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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Up early to have breakfast out in the nice garden. My fever-spots have gone to be replaced by diarrhea eg i had to watch John eat and almost worse drink tea! Taxi to bus stop and we were immediately literally surrounded by tugging and yelling men all ...

day07 from bukhara to samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

day07 from bukhara to samarkand

A travel blog entry by baktan

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a morning train took me from bukhara to samarkand. the 4h train actually took 5h. it was my first trip by train in uz. seats were pretty clean and there was only one stop in the middle. coming from the train station to town, , i had my first ...

day 08 shakhrisabz, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan travel blog

day 08 shakhrisabz

A travel blog entry by baktan

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was planning to go to shakhrisabz this morning, but had to wait for my french friend to join me. had a look around at the other side of the tashkent str. there thr bibi.hanim mezari was very beautiful. had a walk inside and went to the shah i zinda ...

kyr, Samarkandt, Uzbekistan travel blog

kyr

A travel blog entry by marcskelton

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Jun 29, 2013, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Jun 29, 2013

A travel blog entry by kennethj

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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 ...

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