Travel Blogs from Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Gone to Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Gone to Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... /londone7/23/tpod.html Here is a recent article on the cultural silk road from Korea to Turkey and the historical role Uzbekistan played at its centre http://www.korea.net/NewsFocus/Culture/view?articleId=105653  Looking forward to the food and ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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... over to ask us where we were from and to wish us well in Uzbekistan. We have found the people to be very nice in Uzbekistan, always very friendly and very helpful. If anyone is interested, the most tasty Plov I have had was in Bukhara. I am glad we ...

How did we get here?, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

How did we get here?

A travel blog entry by scruffy.alex

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... the antipode to Kazakh police hospitality. Finally into Tashkent, the city didn't hold the same allure as the rest of Uzbekistan. Jumping in the car for a look around the sights, the disappointing highlight aka The Tashkent TV Tower confirmed that we ...

tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

tashkent

A travel blog entry by cactusjoe

the capital, had a rather sizeable quake decades back, short subway ...

Nothing but the Turkmen embassy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Nothing but the Turkmen embassy

A travel blog entry by alexgrange

... had to go to a slightly more expensive place. But at US$30 a night, I was to later find out that this is very cheap for Uzbekistan, and the edition of the Lonely Punter that I had, from 2007, was very out of date, especially on prices. Not only that, but ...

Escaping Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Escaping Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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Still bad in my tummy this morning but i had at least slept well on this hard rock narrow bed. Taxi to airport and chaos. Very unpleasant environment with a randomness over it eg i had no faith that we would actually make it onto the flight. Especially ...

Tashkent to Shanghai, Tashkent To Shanghai, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent to Shanghai

A travel blog entry by farmersmart

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   From Tashkent I flew back to Beijing with Uzbekistan Airlines. On my first day in Beijing I walked around Tian'anmen Square again & the spent most of the day walking around the Forbidden City, which is just across the road from the ...

May Alpiniad in Cimgan mountains, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

May Alpiniad in Cimgan mountains

A travel blog entry by centralasia

... of Big Chimgan mountain (3309m) and Okhotnichy peak (3099m). What does it mean - May Alpiniad in Chimgan mountains in Uzbekistan? May Alpiniad in Chimgan mountains is: - long-expected opportunity to leave noisy and problematic City and to reload Your ...

Under the sky of Orient, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Under the sky of Orient

A travel blog entry by centralasia

... nature, and - the most great think – from flights above boundless expanse of Western Tien-Shan… Paragliding for Uzbekistan is relatively young kind of the extreme tourism, but the pace of its popularity increasing is just unbelievable. The ...

Border Scrums, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Border Scrums

A travel blog entry by silkroadstu

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If you ever want to get up close and personal with the local people when travelling, try crossing a land border between two Central Asian countries. You will get to experience firsthand the free-for-all that is the border crossing and a chance to rub ...

Arrival Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Arrival Tashkent

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... flight which was supposed to arrive 10pm in Tashkent now arrived midnite local time with the two hour delays in Seoul. Added to this Uzbekistan is -4hours from Korea time so it's actually 4am for me now.  The group of off duty stewardesses in the ...

We'll just keep the indicator on Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

We'll just keep the indicator on Tashkent

A travel blog entry by ahamill

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We'll just call this Tashkent ...

Under the sky of Orient, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Under the sky of Orient

A travel blog entry by centralasia

... from perfect nature, and - the most great think - from flights above boundless expanse of Western Tien-Shan... Paragliding for Uzbekistan is relatively young kind of the extreme tourism, but the pace of its popularity increasing is just unbelievable. The ...

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 ...

Taskent Bazaar, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Taskent Bazaar

A travel blog entry by tellthestoryeve

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... I never had money problems everywhere in the world where I 've been, but here the money is a bit of a pain in the ass. The Uzbekistan currency is called Som, but there are no ATM's to get some. You therefore need US dollars. Luckily I had some euros on me ...

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 ...

No we Tash-kent..., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

No we Tash-kent...

A travel blog entry by turas

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... , the stricken Swede, who surely verged on heatstroke.  Distraction was provided by our misdemeanour with money. Uzbekistan has a strict policy of declaring the different quantities and denominations of currencies on entry and exit; this is to ...

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