Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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Gorbatchovs suite, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Gorbatchovs suite

A travel blog entry by sandesande

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Khiva (Uzbekistan), Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khiva (Uzbekistan)

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet

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... . After lunch at a lovely old lady's restaurant, I popped back to the locals market to buy some fabric (all throughout Uzbekistan they have this really unique pattern they do in rich colours). We left Khiva that afternoon and started the long drive to ...

Basar, moskč og togtur til Tashkent, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Basar, moskč og togtur til Tashkent

A travel blog entry by turida

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... i billetten var et lite mĺltid. Det var flotte togvertinner og togverter som serverte. Pĺ veien fikk vi se en mere fruktbar del av Uzbekistan. Her beitet store flokker av kyr, og det var grřnt og frodig. Etter litt over to timer var vi i Tashkent, og ...

Khazret Khyzr Mosque, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khazret Khyzr Mosque

A travel blog entry by londone7

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  Our final scheduled stop for the day on a very busy day touring Samarkand was back to the Kazret Khyzr Mosque opposite the Bibi Khanum complex. I didnt see the point of visiting as I'd taken a zoom pic from when we were at Bibi Khanum and didnt ...

More fabulous Samarkand sites but what a hot day!, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

More fabulous Samarkand sites but what a hot day!

A travel blog entry by ae.middlemarch

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We left early to venture out before the heat of the day. I wanted to visit the Bibi-Khanym Mosque and the Registan again seeing the facades in a different light. Absolutely stunning and I now understand their relative significance to the history of ...

The Golden Road to Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Golden Road to Samarkand

A travel blog entry by silkroad2012

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... majestic - and the cities are less annoying.    Anyhow - we have had the most incredible time in Uzbekistan, seeing all the absolutely quintessential silk road sights. Tomorrow we depart Samarkand for Termiz - our last Uzbek vehicular ...

Darwasa to bush camp- 280km, day 3, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Darwasa to bush camp- 280km, day 3

A travel blog entry by louisejane

All day desert driving, picnic lunch and camped just south of Kunye ...

Uzbek exploration continues.... Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbek exploration continues.... Bukhara

A travel blog entry by jess_and_ben

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      We set off from Dushanbe early on Monday morning for a long driving day - across the Tajik-Uzbek border and all the way to Bukhara. The journey was 548 kms on roads of varying conditions (see photos) and involved retracing some of ...

Búcsú a Selyemúttól, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Búcsú a Selyemúttól

A travel blog entry by uton

Fáradtak és nyűgösek voltunk, amikor 2kor indulni kellett a reptérre. Nem esett jól, hogy  a kretén checki-in pasi s.ggel állt a dologhoz, és az egész csoportot szétszórta a gépen, ...

Back home to Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Back home to Tashkent

A travel blog entry by ahamill

Back to ...

City of culture and history, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

City of culture and history

A travel blog entry by svenhermans

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Oezbekistan zou het culturele deel van mijn reis worden en daarin kon Samarkand niet ontbreken. De stad is overladen met oude monumenten van de tijd van Timur, Ulugbek en vele andere grote heersers. Het Registan-complex in het midden van de stad is ...

Markets, adventures, down-time, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Markets, adventures, down-time

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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Today marks the end of another intensive period, and it's wonderful to relax and take a breather. All was successful, and everyone proved their worth in their individual roles. It is sometimes a challenge to move in coordination with the various ...

Tashkent Morning, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent Morning

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... hotel had told me the same thing.      There was a rather nice historic building with the giant seal of Uzbekistan which I photographed. It also had nice railings in black with a gold eagle in central points. I took a photo on wide angle ...

Mr. Babushka, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Mr. Babushka

A travel blog entry by dan.

... the early morning hours with him and his wife Rano about everything and anything, the topics continually changing from Ireland to Uzbekistan, between his travels & ours, his studies abroad to his wife's favourite actress Scarlet O'Hara. No stone was left ...

Commerce at it's Finest, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Commerce at it's Finest

A travel blog entry by ryantran55

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The date is June 7, 1110. Traveling has been quite fun so far. However, considering that I am on the Silk Road, one of the biggest trade routes, it comes as a surprise that I haven't ran into a huge commerce-based metropolis yet. Well, that's about to ...

I saw travelers again!, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

I saw travelers again!

A travel blog entry by metoindia

When I reached Smarkand with the train and found my nice B&B hotel, I was pretty surprised, because I finally met another traveler again. The last time I saw one was in Georgia, so it's pretty rare. Unfortunately, he wasn't that interesting because ...

TIMUR'S MAUSOLEUM, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

TIMUR'S MAUSOLEUM

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... brush was replaced in due course by crops. The country is not nearly as pretty as Kyrgyzstan but for this leg history [Uzbekistan] and curiosity [Turkmenistan] will prevail. Must do some heel pampering, fellow GAMEr Tom. Both are cracking a bit and need ...

The Modern Silk Road, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Modern Silk Road

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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After breakfast (which we had in the courtyard this morning), we met our driver and started out of town. We had a long drive to Samarkand, mostly along a straight stretch of highway through towns and agricultural fields. We spent the day spotting what ...

Uzbekistan In The Fall of 2003, Qarshi, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistan In The Fall of 2003

A travel blog entry by kenneycan25

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This will be ongoing as I recall the details....  I spent two weeks in Qarshi, Uzbekistan. Originally my customer was reluctant to send any of us "westerners" here fearing that we may be in danger. But we encountered no problems during our ...

The hell is in Turkmenistan at Darvaza Crater, Darvaza, Turkmenistan travel blog

The hell is in Turkmenistan at Darvaza Crater

A travel blog entry by groundhopper

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May be update ...

Destination Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Destination Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by ian_ringer

Three days, three countries, a very long train jounrney and I've made it to Uzbekistan. This is possibly the furthest that I will be away from anywhere all trip double landlocked and the middle of central Asia. I was pretty worried about the 3 day train ...

Bukhara and the Silk Road, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara and the Silk Road

A travel blog entry by ldhensel

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... era of Amir Timur (also known as Tamerlane), a Tartar, whose kingdom stretched from Mongolia to India and Persia. He ruled from Uzbekistan and is one of their national heroes. He established caravansaries every 35 km since that was the distance of a day's ...

Boukhara, Boukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Boukhara

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Salam aleikum,      Je viens de passer 1 semaine dans une guesthouse du 19eme sičcle oů les murs sont décorés de vieilles fresques, avec une petite cour intérieure ombragée oů il fait bon de prendre un thé et une ...

tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

tashkent

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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tashkent again! more ...

Uzbekistan is Brilliant!!!, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistan is Brilliant!!!

A travel blog entry by scruffy.alex

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... . Blue tiles and minarets everywhere. All in all great day spent ambling around. The people are definitely friendlier, food good and besides the ridiculous currency (1000 Sum bills the largest, equivalent to 35cents) Uzbekistan has been brilliant so far. ...

We need some fuel for this muel., Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

We need some fuel for this muel.

A travel blog entry by scruffy.alex

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... and start the drive back north the following day. Not ideal but considering we've wasted so much time on the detour to Uzbekistan we don't have much to spare. The town itself was a slightly smaller more authentic version of Samarkand. Highlight of the ...

Silk Rd Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Silk Rd Samarkand

A travel blog entry by globalwanderers

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... of children and Muslim men all seated in rows who were very keen to have the pictures taken. It is our last stop in Uzbekistan and we are looking forward to new adventures in the land of curry munchers, India, and not to be carrying around stacks ...

Fotók, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Fotók

A travel blog entry by uton

A fotóink itt érhetőek el: https://www.flickr.com/photos/parkerdo/sets/72157648013150438/ és https://www.flickr.com/photos/parkerdo/sets/72157648548669628/ ...

Last days, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Last days

A travel blog entry by svenhermans

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Terug in Tashkent als laatste tussenstop op weg naar huis. Heb nog een beetje rondgelopen in de stad, maar niet meer met de bedoeling om zoveel mogelijk monumenten te bezoeken. Het was dan ook zeer aangenaam om wat tijd te kunnen doorbrengen met enkele ...

Shakhrisabz - Tamerlanes Birthplace, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan travel blog

Shakhrisabz - Tamerlanes Birthplace

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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