Travel Blogs from Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Only one entry here, guys!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Only one entry here, guys!

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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... if you're interested, but clicking on the FORUMS tab here in this web site, finding the Central Asia forums, click on Uzbekistan, and you'll find a long entry describing some of our fun times - including the challenge of getting them registered to stay ...

Dashed for Cash in Tash, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Dashed for Cash in Tash

A travel blog entry by womensrights52

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... I also saw many Mosques in the process of being constructed. The Muslims were also bringing in much knowledge to Tashkent through their numerous books, sciences, and inventions.I saw many physicians and chemists experimenting with sulfuric acid which was ...

Day 01 Traditional house, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Day 01 Traditional house

A travel blog entry by baktan

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After 5h flight and a long queue at the airport for pp control and custom control. I went out and met Ob from the guesthouse. It was 20m drive from the airport to their place. The guesthouse is part of their whole house decorated with traditional ...

Earthquake in Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Earthquake in Tashkent

A travel blog entry by ahamill

Fun, we had an earthquake this afternoon some time after 1pm! (oops correction, it was 1:27) It was short, about 5 seconds, but felt pretty strong - I wonder if we'll hear an announcement? Everyone commented that it was an unusually loud one so many ...

Back again online...., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Back again online....

A travel blog entry by littlewey

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A lot of time passed since I made an entry on the travelog. We are on the way now for more than two months and we are full of memories. It is interesting how different the countries in Central Asia are. Not just the landscape is changing a lot while ...

Made it into Uzbekistan with my dodgy visa!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Made it into Uzbekistan with my dodgy visa!

A travel blog entry by socon

And now for the REAL Central ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by lindseykistler

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Kulkedash medressa in ...

Comical Crossing meeting Laurel and Hardy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Comical Crossing meeting Laurel and Hardy

A travel blog entry by globalwanderers

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... crossing with shops and money changers is now a ghost town with not a soul in sight. On arriving at the locked gate to Uzbekistan we were instructed by an immigration official fifty yards away that there was no key and we would have to climb through a ...

Map pin only, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Map pin only

A travel blog entry by pinkkaz

Map ...

Amir Timur Square, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Amir Timur Square

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... one side is the original central bank building. There are also some modern conference halls.  To the top of the plaza is Hotel Uzbekistan. This was built in Soviet times and I'm told isnt that nice to stay in.      There are also ...

Them old cotton fields back home, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Them old cotton fields back home

A travel blog entry by lyncraven

... , but there are some great muted designs, including many that have a series of silver threads running over the pattern.  Beautiful Uzbekistan embroidery of silk flower designs (or others) on cotton fabric are also very common here, with all of them ...

Eating out in Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Eating out in Tashkent

A travel blog entry by eyre

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... .. that seems smart") and take the pretty metro down to our old friends at Mirzo Guesthouse. This really is our final day in Uzbekistan! In the hostel we meet Anne, a German girl who's waiting for her French boyfriend who decided to take a later flight ...

The Chimgan ring, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

The Chimgan ring

A travel blog entry by centralasia

... at hotel 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;    ...

Amir Timur Museum, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Amir Timur Museum

A travel blog entry by londone7

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  This afternoon I requested to visit the Amir Timur Museum. This was not part of the tour but since we were visiting the square outside it made sense to go in as well. I had wanted to come this morning when I was riding the metro but was short on ...

Business in the Front, Party in the Back!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Business in the Front, Party in the Back!

A travel blog entry by 13weeks13years

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... at a whole lot less here even though there are less tourists. Molly's dad's office manager drove us on a miniature tour around Tashkent and brought us to a street where Emma could buy closed toe shoes for a wedding tomorrow. They cost 10 dollars and are ...

Gorbatchovs suite, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Gorbatchovs suite

A travel blog entry by sandesande

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Back home to Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Back home to Tashkent

A travel blog entry by ahamill

Back to ...

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.

... that train more than two days from Russia's capital city, he did not finish the last twenty minutes from Uzbekistan's border to its capital Tashkent. A quick metro ride and a ten minute bus journey bring us to our awaiting host's house Farhod. We chat ...

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 ...

tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

tashkent

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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tashkent again! more ...

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 ...

Back to Tashkent via Kazakhstan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Back to Tashkent via Kazakhstan

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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Found a cute house to live in, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Found a cute house to live in

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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House hunting is not the easiest thing to do anywhere, but I think I had a satisfying experience. Our logistics folks do much of the work, but in the end it has to be the expat who goes out and looks at the option and makes the list of requirements and ...

W drodze - Taszkent, Taszkient, Uzbekistan travel blog

W drodze - Taszkent

A travel blog entry by wlodek

Po dwugodzinnym oczekiwaniu na Szeremietiewie wsiadam w samolot z trochę innymi paszżerami. Jacyś ciemniejsi , skośnoocy. Lecę Aeroflotem- niezły serwis , karmią i poją całkiem smacznie. Punktualnie ...

I'm going to LA, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

I'm going to LA

A travel blog entry by shakhruz

planning the ...

One Month in Durmen Host Family, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

One Month in Durmen Host Family

A travel blog entry by tamar

... dried tomatoes I found in the market. This Sunday I'm going to try cooking pasta for my family. Uzbekistan, or at least the area around Tashkent, the capital, is industrialized and structured. The Soviets left their mark on the unimaginative ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by nuraini_hamid

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Day 5: Tashkent   Today we made our way to our final destination, Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan.  As it was still snowing heavily, the journey took us about 8 hours by bus from Samarkand to Tashkent. We made our way to Tashkent via ...

Arrival at Tashkent, town tour, Opera, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Arrival at Tashkent, town tour, Opera

A travel blog entry by jolyonp

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