Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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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 ...

Spring time in Uzbekistan., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Spring time in Uzbekistan.

A travel blog entry by nilufar

Spring in Uzbekistan is wonderful. Especially when people preparing "SUMALYAK" (national spring meal, which used to be cooked with a gustes, and long long ...

On tour in Central Asia, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

On tour in Central Asia

A travel blog entry by chrisontour

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Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara, Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by 13weeks13years

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... Embassy and after 3 security checkpoints we listened to a lady speak about her experience with orphanages and adopting in Uzbekistan. Adoption is officially open but unofficially closed, whatever that means. Basically if you want to adopt you have to ...

Guliston April-May 2005, Guliston, Uzbekistan travel blog

Guliston April-May 2005

A travel blog entry by jmariejohns

Got to ...

Leaving for home, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Leaving for home

A travel blog entry by jmariejohns

Got sent ...

Turkey, Iran and Turkmenistan, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Turkey, Iran and Turkmenistan

A travel blog entry by jamesascott1

... don't work there. Since Istanbul we have gone through Turkey and Iran, up into Turkmenistan and I am writing to you from Uzbekistan. Turkey was amazing we travelled with two other teams, No Mean Fiat and Team Soyombo. Spent a couple of days in ...

The First Real Stop, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

The First Real Stop

A travel blog entry by womensrights52

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I left Damascus just over two full moon cycles ago, and now I have finally made my first rest stop in the beautiful oasis city of Khiva. Leaving Damascus was hard this time as I had made the journey westwards towards Antioch many times before but never ...

Margolin, Kokand, Fergana, Uzbekistan travel blog

Margolin, Kokand

A travel blog entry by rivkapi

... nbsp;       $600 All other expenses - 13days Japan - temples and gardens are nice: enough 2 weeks Uzbekistan: culture-Architecture, Majolica, Doors,   Warm people, adventures on trips - I love this country!!!!!!!!! ...

Bukhara - the ultimate Silk Road city, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Bukhara - the ultimate Silk Road city

A travel blog entry by joann.copperud

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We spent the morning visiting more blue tiled buildings from long ago. At this point they were all running together. Rather like China,most old Moslem sites can’t be identified by age by the average tourist – theyall look pretty much the ...

End of the trip, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

End of the trip

A travel blog entry by joann.copperud

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We arrived back in Tashkent after our overnight train trip.  I spent the day visiting the big city market and wishing I could have some of the yummy fruit and veggies I saw and doing some last minute shopping.  Most of the group went out for a ...

Our Uzbek journey commences, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Our Uzbek journey commences

A travel blog entry by irelandbound

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After four flights and approximately 36 hours of travel John and I have landed in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan (in Uzbek: Toshkent; in Russian: Ташкент). Due to having chosen an organised tour offered by ...

Info, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Info

A travel blog entry by centralasia

... can go by the ancient road as well! You will have excellent opportunity to cross five Asian republics: China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Iran. This tour is unique at the beginning till the end: from grandiose Chinese Wall, ...

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 ...

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