Travel Blogs from Uzbekistan

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First Impressions of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

First Impressions of Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


Uzbekistan First Impressions October 10, 2009            First impression was it's a pretty dark place but it was 5:30 in the morning when I was traveling from the airport to my hotel.  So far Uzbeks ...

Marcando Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Marcando Samarkand

A travel blog entry by bleite


A Praça do Registão, em Samarkand (ou Samarkanda, dependendo da velocidade do vento), é a imagem do Uzbequistão assim como o Pão de Açúcar ou o Cristo Redentor são sinônimos de Brasil. A foto dessa praça está em tudo e em todos os lugares. ...

Cotton Pickin' Time, Nurata, Uzbekistan travel blog

Cotton Pickin' Time

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... time and wandering up on the hill to over look the lake, we left again for greener pastures or rather whiter ones.  Uzbekistan grows a lot of cotton. We have seen the fields everywhere.  And because of a wet spring and having to replant a ...

The capital of Timurs Empire, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

The capital of Timurs Empire

A travel blog entry by chrisloeffler


Als nächster Halt in Usbekistan stand uns die - ebenfalls - historisch geprägte Stadt Samarkand bevor. Wir standen früh am Morgen auf, um unseren Zug um 8.40 Uhr rechtzeitig zu erreichen.    Ein kleines Frühstück, eine kleine ...

Uzbekistanin miellyttava paakaupunki, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistanin miellyttava paakaupunki

A travel blog entry by iloinensancai

... viisi saimme viisumit ja iso moykky vierahti sydamelta. Jos emme olisi saaneet viisumeja tiistaina, olisi meidan pitanyt unohtaa Uzbekistan ja sannata kiinaan ennen viisumin umpeutumista (Kiinan viisumit meilla on jo). Ehdimme juhlistaa viisumeja makealla ...

Tulli ja viisumi saatoa Tashkentissa, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tulli ja viisumi saatoa Tashkentissa

A travel blog entry by iloinensancai

Asioilla on lopulta tapana jarjestya - jopa Keski-Aasiassa Brittien konsuli neuvoi meita menemaan takaisin rajalle, josta olimme maahan tulleet. Bussissa istumista ja kalliimpia majoituksia seka yksi taksi kyyti tuli taman saadon hinnaksi, mutta nyt ...

Oct 24, 2010, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Oct 24, 2010

A travel blog entry by gcmozafer


Okay...this time I am serious, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Okay...this time I am serious

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz


OK... This time it should really work! Salom ...

Yet another gem, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Yet another gem

A travel blog entry by laurencegarner


... 't overly get that feeling when there. It is a city of learning as the amount of Madrassas showed why so many notable intellects in Uzbekistan's history have come from Bukhara.   As well as known as a holy city it also has a history of violence. One ...

Timurs Hometown, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan travel blog

Timurs Hometown

A travel blog entry by schwate


... , aber da er im Winter starb und der Pass gesperrt war wurde er in Samarkand begraben. Erste Eindruecke von Uzbekistan: - um einiges reicher als Tajikistan, erheblich bessere Strassen, es gibt weniger russische oder deutsche Autos (die deutschen ...

Finally Leaving Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Finally Leaving Tashkent

A travel blog entry by schwate


... der letzte sowjetische Governeur der SSR, ist aber stramm auf uzbekisch nun ausgerichtet. Die Sowjetunion hat Uzbekistan kolonialisiert und ausgebeutet, Zitat: "Socialist transformation lead to the creation of the totalarian state, coercive ...

Juste pour les yeux, Moynaq, Uzbekistan travel blog

Juste pour les yeux

A travel blog entry by worldkerros


Salut a Tous, Pas beaucoup de temps en ce moment, et comme j'en passe le plus clair a rediger le futur guide Ouzbekistan, je ne vous infligerai pas une trop longue WKN cette fois ci. Juste quelques photos, pour le plaisir des yeux (j'espere), et les ...

My commute to Urganch, Urganch, Uzbekistan travel blog

My commute to Urganch

A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

... bank, now I have an account, I have money, so what is the problem? So another cultural adjustment to make here in Uzbekistan: People according to my sources apparently do not put their money in the bank. It was quite busy when we were there ...

Were on the road to nowhere, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Were on the road to nowhere

A travel blog entry by gearoids

First light and I was up and shaking sleeping beauty. Out the gap, after a fine breakfast and up the quiet streets to catch our tiny mini bus , I really should take a photo of one of these because they are that small. Tearing around the city we were ...

Historical Uzbekistan, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Historical Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by lok


... tour the next day together. Summary As opposed to Tajikistan, where I "experienced the life" there, I was a tourist in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan has a very well established tourism industry (I even saw a few tour buses!). During the Soviet time, ...

Alexander the Great Slept Here, Nurata, Uzbekistan travel blog

Alexander the Great Slept Here

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


Alexander the Great slept here Friday October 16, 2009            On our way to the yurt camp, in Nurata, after lunch, we moseyed over to the ruins of a great fortress on the hillside.  Supposedly it ...

Central Asian Postcards - Golden Road to Samarkand, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Central Asian Postcards - Golden Road to Samarkand

A travel blog entry by davidavi


Dear Blog, Lost along desert sands, the road to Samarkand, paved by golden hues and the bricks lain by the kings and queens of years gone by; to Samarkand we go, etching landscapes so picturesque in a wanderer's ever dreamlike trance and the grand tales ...

Getting under the skin of Bukhara, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Getting under the skin of Bukhara

A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes


... , we were able to find a French-speaking local who could make sense of my iffy A-Level French. Unlike most of Uzbekistan, the areas around Samarkand and Bukhara are largely Tajik-speaking, making our elementary Uzbek largely useless in these situations. ...

Samarkand, Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by queenietord

big blue city that the Russians have ...

Karakalpakstan, Nukus, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by gearoids


... Nukus and settled into our Hotel. The reason to come up here was to see the Aral Sea but the prices and time we had left in Uzbekistan made it impossible. If we were four , the price might be worth it. At $400 for the car, driver and overnight stay on the ...

PICS, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog


A travel blog entry by jessteichuz

These are the pictures i tried to ...

C'est ca la France... ?, Tachkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

C'est ca la France... ?

A travel blog entry by worldkerros

Salut a tous, Il pleut toujours, ici a Tachkent, ou je me laisse doucement couler vers decembre, avec des journees plutot contrastees. Le matin c'est tournee des ambassades et des formulaires pour l'obtention de mes visas, l'apres-midi c'est flanerie ...

Elliq-Qala, the Fifty Fortresses, Urgench, Uzbekistan travel blog

Elliq-Qala, the Fifty Fortresses

A travel blog entry by schwate


Salam, da Khiva recht ueberschaubar gross ist (es gibt zwar einiges zu sehen, es liegt aber alles auf einem Haufen:-) habe ich noch einen Ausflug gemacht gen Norden. Im historischen Khorezm gibt es die Gegend der "50 Burgen", Elliq-Qala. So ungefaehr ...

A tiny little desert town, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

A tiny little desert town

A travel blog entry by tripinasia


Urgut Sunday Bazaar, Urgut, Uzbekistan travel blog

Urgut Sunday Bazaar

A travel blog entry by schwate


Salam, bin frueh aufgestanden, 5 Uhr morgens, so dass ich noch vor dem Fruehstueck den Bazaar in Urgut besichtigen konnte, eine kleine Stadt 20km ausserhalb von Samarqand Richtung Tajikistan. Dort findet jeden Sonntag ein recht grosser Bazaar ...

Central Asia's Holiest City, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Central Asia's Holiest City

A travel blog entry by michellendave


September 25, 2014 SAMARKAND to BUKHARA by train 3 hours ($9 each) Sarrafon B&B $35, double including breakfast Slow Train Coming    Word was that there are always open seats on the train to Bukhara and we didn't bother buying our seats in ...

Ancient Khiva, Khiva, Uzbekistan travel blog

Ancient Khiva

A travel blog entry by segacs


... to be a thing here. Oh yeah, and we saw lots of women with gold teeth, which are apparently quite popular in Uzbekistan. For lunch, we visited a small cafe where there were traditional style outdoor tables surrounded by banquettes (or supas, as they're ...

Waiting for the Verdict, Dehqonobod, Uzbekistan travel blog

Waiting for the Verdict

A travel blog entry by petcul

Despite the ankle I sleep reasonably well. As soon as I get up Rustam is in the room asking if I want breakfast. He returns later and wants to see the images of Tajikstan on the computer. We wait for the doctor and police to arrive. I am struck by the ...

Central Asia's Holiest City, Bukhara, Uzbekistan travel blog

Central Asia's Holiest City

A travel blog entry by schwate


... Reisegruppe von Aerzten aus Deggendrof einquartiert (7 Stueck)... Morgen geht es weiter nach Khiva, sind noch einmal ueber 500km, Uzbekistan ist auch ganz schoen gross... Die Temperaturen sind inziwschen bei guten 40 Grad angelangt, entsprechend ist mein ...

Just a minaret., Samarkand, Uzbekistan travel blog

Just a minaret.

A travel blog entry by ware_daniel


... are about 450 workers in the factory making the carpets, all of them adults, all of them paid a comparable, average salary in Uzbekistan (the average yearly salary is about $1800 in Uzbekistan, but since that is not enough to survive, everyone has a side ...

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