Travel Blogs from Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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A real gem, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

A real gem

A travel blog entry by adamandmandana

... .  New, and newly restored, they may be - but lacking in history they are certainally not.  Thanks to Uzbekistan's most famous son, Tamerlane, some of the most important Islamic relics are housed under the beautiful tiling.  These include ...

Some History Lessons, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Some History Lessons

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... Road. We also met Ruvan, who we had previously seen in Karakol, Kyrgyzstan. A couple from the Nederlands were exploring Uzbekistan for its fabrics. Tamili (from Israel) had just returned from her Silk Road journey and shared her experiences with us which ...

Into A New Region, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Into A New Region

A travel blog entry by parleusted

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... Asia part of our trip, we decided to fly to Tashkent first purely to take advantage of the relatively cheap Delhi-Tashkent connection on Uzbekistan Airways. We were planning to explore the city for a couple of days before crossing over to Tajikistan and ...

Childish tantrums...... with the Police!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Childish tantrums...... with the Police!

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels

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... in relative disrespect at the police and get waved on and given that I knew that Tourism is a huge revenue source for Uzbekistan, I had slowly and increasingly adopted this tactic, to the stage that I was now ignoring the police all together. They would ...

First week - and what a travel experience!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

First week - and what a travel experience!

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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... hard on the rear end no matter what seat you get! A few hours to get to Terminal 2 at Frankfurt to catch the Uzbekistan Airlines flight to Tashkent and off we go again - for another 6 hours. Taken together, 20 hours in airports or on planes - phew. Boy ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by dzasta

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... . If I had stayed on my original plan I would have been caught up in it in Naryn and be stuck there. Reports here are Uzbekistan has closed the border and looks like China as well. Dont know what coverage you are getting but if you look you will see in my ...

More mosques and medressas in Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

More mosques and medressas in Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by diannemurray

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Saturday 28 June                                  Bukhara    Quiet day, no ...

Tashkent Metro, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent Metro

A travel blog entry by dzasta

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... you got was the best I could do without getting into any more trouble. I also went to Chorsu Bazaar, you know, THE bazaar in Tashkent. Well I wasnt thinking again and Monday is a very slow day and lots of places are closed. I will have to go back ...

Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by dzasta

I loved Uzbekistan, I hated the taxi drivers. The big 4 dont disapoint. Samarkand just blew me away, the Registan and Shah-I-Zinda were amazing. I also loved Khiva. Most people rate Bukhara before Khiva but for me I dont. I dont really know why, probably ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by dzasta

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I'll come back later when I got time. Im looking for transport and accomodation. Im staying at the Hotel Grand Tashkent. I had a hell afternoon looking for somewhere to stay cos everything I wanted is closed or even I wouldnt stay there. ...

Back from trip to Samarkand and Bokhara, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Back from trip to Samarkand and Bokhara

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by hornuts

last day in tashkent before ...

Wow, just look at all my money......, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Wow, just look at all my money......

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth

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... I last managed to have an internet connecion suitable for writing up my blog.  We are staying at a $180 a night hotel in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan as a treat following a hard week or so of travel.  Also it was the one we knew about that ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by hornuts

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... border was only about 10 minutes from Osh, so we grabbed a taxi, walked out of Kyrgyzstan, aquired a driver for Tashkent in no man's land, entered Uzbekistan, and we were on our way. We'd been told that crossing into Uzbek territory would be a hassle; in ...

Welcome to TimurLand!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Welcome to TimurLand!

A travel blog entry by sheikha

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12/8/2010 crossing the Kazakh-Uzbek borders, was quite a challenge! we were picked up at a border town train station called Chimkent, and dropped of 40 minutes later at the actual Kazakh border. This the scene: 80 people pushing the borde doors with ...

vacation in Seattle, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

vacation in Seattle

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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Tashkent and Uzbekistan: A retrospective, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent and Uzbekistan: A retrospective

A travel blog entry by degholam

As we arrived in Tashkent station th difference betweeen here and the rest of Uzbekistan was immediately clear. Gone were the majestic, mosaics of the Mosques and Medrassahs. The city unravelled itself into a giant sprawl as we drove through it in our ...

The Chimgan ring  , Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Chimgan ring

A travel blog entry by centralasia

... in Tashkent (with breakfast) – 1 night at arrival + 1 night at departure; •     Sightseeing around Tashkent; •     Service of escort team; •     Three meals a day during trek; • ...

Taskhent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Taskhent

A travel blog entry by southasia08

We will couclude our long journey in Tashkent, the capital of ...

Into the wild, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Into the wild

A travel blog entry by andyball

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Tashkent, Not much happened here for us. We had some great food, a few bears and got to ride on their Metro to the Grand Bazaar. The Metro stations are beautifully decorated, each with its own theme. The only problem is that you can't take pictures in ...

Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Chorsu Bazaar

A travel blog entry by londone7

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The Chorsu, or four roads bazaar, takes up a large portion of the city and is visible from a distance by its large Kazakh styled domes. Outside is a bustling market where people were selling a variety of items We saw many naan breads, dried goods, ...

These shoes are made for walking..., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

These shoes are made for walking...

A travel blog entry by katept

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... with a bus ride to the terminal, the terminal of chaos!! Following the orderly and prompt process through Dubai airport, Tashkent Airport was just nightmarish!! Walking into the customs area, travellers were pushing and shoving their way to the front ...

Wyjazd do Taszkentu, Taszkient, Uzbekistan travel blog

Wyjazd do Taszkentu

A travel blog entry by wlodek

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Pobódka o 6:00 . Lecę jeszcze na bazar , zrobić zakupy.Sniadanie jest obfite na pierwsze kasza na leku- nie jadłem czegoś takiego chyba ze 30 lat , a może więce uzbecki chleb taki płaski placek- nie ...

Inside the Tashkent Metro, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Inside the Tashkent Metro

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... was my first time in the Soviet Union. Here is another site with some more photographs http://www.harleytourism.com/uzbekistan/tashkent/tashkent-metro.html It's just a shame they are so strict on photography as this is somewhere they should be very ...

Oriental Dastarkhan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Oriental Dastarkhan

A travel blog entry by centralasia

... tour you will have a opportunity not only to try Oriental gastronomy, but meet with ancient history and culture of Uzbekistan. Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva are the cities, where still is kept the memories about Tamerlane, Alexander the Great, Chingiz-Khan, ...

Uzbekistan capital: Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistan capital: Tashkent

A travel blog entry by leiks

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Marxem cap a Tashkent, la capital -diuen- no nomes d Uzbekistan, sino de tota l Asia central, la ciutat on qualsevol conductor porta un taxista sota la pell, els estudiants van vestits d intent de brokers, i les estudiants de sucedani aigualit de les ...

Tashkent to Istanbul, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent to Istanbul

A travel blog entry by ahamill

Starting ...

Feel like we've been here for a week., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Feel like we've been here for a week.

A travel blog entry by irelandbound

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... centre. Brilliant, freshly prepared Russian style buffet style food (cooked buckwheat, noodles and rye bread etc). A young man in the queue next to me asked "where are you from?" I replied, and he answered, with a smile, "welcome to ...

It's Hard Living the High Life!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

It's Hard Living the High Life!

A travel blog entry by 13weeks13years

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... a speech at an international conference where we were able to meet several members of Parliament. He spoke about the need for Uzbekistan not to focus solely on China as a model for an economic and government system but to also look towards other Asian ...

Passage de la frontière, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Passage de la frontière

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Imaginez vous le seul touriste à passer la frontière à 8h00 du matin entre le Kirghizstan et l'Ouzbékistan. Alors, j'essaye de passer inaperçu mais évidement avec ma tête de touriste et mon sac à dos... En tant que touriste, je ne passe pas avec ...

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