Travel Blogs from Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by dstras

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... that city. These dates are posted as the first day arriving to a city. We began our Central Asia adventure in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. We were there at the very end of Ramadan and Eid, so the city seemed strangely deserted. According to Bek, ...

Plodding and ploving, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Plodding and ploving

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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Slept really well both of us and we had our breakfast early today too. At 8 the 'hords' move in; a few sport teams from other stans and a Japanese tour group. Fun to watch. Did a bit of interneting in the lobby including getting a longed for email from ...

Early departure from Tashkent..., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Early departure from Tashkent...

A travel blog entry by ahamill

I can't believe how early I had to leave ...

On to Uzbekistan and the Unknown, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

On to Uzbekistan and the Unknown

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... .  We drag ourselves and our bags out of the vans and load up to go across the border leaving Tajikistan and entering Uzbekistan.   Wales and Canada stop on the Tajik side to exchange some money.  The rest of us just start walking to ...

Day 3: going to Tajikistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Day 3: going to Tajikistan

A travel blog entry by bahador2012

about 9:00 am i woke up and after eating breakfast Nargiza uncle came to their home. i started talking with him and drinking Vodka. about 1:00 pm i asked the Alisher the brother of Nargiza, by taxi he delivered me to taxi station. by taxi about 1.5 hours ...

Day 1: Start 14 days trip from Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Day 1: Start 14 days trip from Tashkent

A travel blog entry by bahador2012

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from Tehran by Iran-air flight i arrived at 10:00 am to Tashkent. my friend Nargiza wait for me near the plane door and said hi to me. we start talking about how was my flight and other things. then i went to Passport and check and got out from Airport ...

Khast-Imam Complex with Worlds Oldest Quran, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Khast-Imam Complex with Worlds Oldest Quran

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... original building in the entire complex Tashkent is an old city going back to before the 10th Century. The name changed to Tashkent when the Arabs had trouble pronouncing the original name and misspelled the name in its current form.    ...

Manege frei!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Manege frei!

A travel blog entry by pf.dickhaeuter

Sind wir also nach Taschkent gefahren, so ziemlich der unusbekischsten Stadt, die man sich vorstellen kann. Das liegt wohl daran, dass die Stadt in den 60ern durch ein Erdbeben zu weiten Teilen zerstört und dann nach sowjetischen Vorgaben neu erbaut ...

Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by kenziertw

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... a group meal at the English Club and Restaurant, as Katie, Ruth and Grisson are leaving the trip in Tashkent. Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan. A settlement since at least 3rd Century BC, it was known as Chach until the arrival of Islam, becoming ...

What a difference company can make!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

What a difference company can make!

A travel blog entry by ae.middlemarch

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... knowing the rudiments of Kyrgyz or Russian. Postcard posted, I then had to get some USD to pay my agent on arrival in Uzbekistan. Imagine a machine that can spit out either the local currency, som, or USD. Next on my list was the National Historic ...

Soviet glamour in Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Soviet glamour in Tashkent

A travel blog entry by eyre

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... our hostel-owner, waving a sign that says "Mirzo Guesthouse" and busily calling people on his massive Samsung smartphone. So Uzbekistan is not completely backward after all.. We cram ourselves into a Toyota Shopping Kart, Oybek keeping my backpack in his ...

A short stay in Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

A short stay in Tashkent

A travel blog entry by yearlyglot

... ahead for something inconspicuous to carry a giant stack of bills. While the official language of Uzbekistan is Uzbek, Russian is still the lingua franca in Tashkent. Most signage is in both Russian and Uzbek. Most adults speak Russian. Most young people ...

Lila's Experience in a Slum, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Lila's Experience in a Slum

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

... , and at last was told a mistake had been made and that she was free to fly. So we flew. We went via Uzbekistan again. Tashkent proved to be a nice wait privately invited to sit on a comfy sofa hanging out with the airport security guards who played ...

If its clever or profound, it MUST be Karimov, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

If its clever or profound, it MUST be Karimov

A travel blog entry by silkroad2012

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... , by a combination of opposition intimidation and corruption, has stayed in power. All the guidebooks had suggested that Uzbekistan (especially Tashkent) was very police-statey and that we should expect to be stopped and shaken down by the police ...

Saying good bye is never easy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Saying good bye is never easy

A travel blog entry by bona82

... it was something we all expected.. I don't really know what to think and what choices to make.. I felt like I belonged to Uzbekistan. Something about this country make me feel like I am a part of this community. All the people I met, all the ...

State Museum of the History of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

State Museum of the History of Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... value to the exhibit also     The main hall has a giant staircase with an inscription from the President of Uzbekistan. After that were two floors of exhibits.  The first floor started with the Afrosiab site in Samarkand and many of ...

Kazakh-Uzbek border crossing, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Kazakh-Uzbek border crossing

A travel blog entry by jess_and_ben

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... morning we set off bright and early for the drive to the Kazakh-Uzbek border and entry into our third 'Stan, Uzbekistan.   Driving through rural Kazakhstan, we continued to encounter the police at fairly frequent intervals. On one occasion, in a ...

Program of ascention to Pobeda Peak 7439 m., Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Program of ascention to Pobeda Peak 7439 m.

A travel blog entry by centralasia

Getting there Starting point of expedition usually is Bishkek - the capital of Kyrgyzstan. International airport "Manas" (30km off Bishkek) accepts flights arriving from number of European and Asian countries (Hanover, London, Moscow, Sankt-Petersburg, ...

Tashkent 2, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent 2

A travel blog entry by beccywebb

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... sure that we did some more sightseeing this time round but the ATM saga continued. How long we could continue to stay in Uzbekistan depended on how much cash we could withdraw from the ATMs this time round. 6 attempts spread over 2 days eventually yielded ...

Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent

A travel blog entry by helmut-und-rolf

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In der Hauptstadt Usbekistans mit ca. 2,5 Mio. Einwohner. Es war uns zu heiß und zu hektisch. Deshalb sind wir auch nur kurz geblieben und gleich weitergefahren in das Ferganatal. ...

From Khiva to Bukhara, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

From Khiva to Bukhara

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

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Noy enough to do in Khiva so we were able to cut our stay short and left after a good breakfast. Paid the $30 for the room and went out through the West gate and immediately got a taxi to take us back to Urgench. Not hard to get a shared taxi onwards to ...

Let's do this, Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Let's do this, Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by dentalvagabond

... go through all this again. To give you an idea: You have to declare all foreign currencies that you will be taking into Uzbekistan and on exiting the country you may not have more foreign currency than you had when entering the country. So at the moment ...

From Russia, with love!, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

From Russia, with love!

A travel blog entry by lyncraven

... my dorm for some absolutely vital sleep, before we were going to go to the theatre. Uzbekistan is Russia, despite celebrating over 20 years of independence, Tashkent bears all traces of the Russian towns & cities that I’d previously ...

Visas, Rueckreiseplaene, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Visas, Rueckreiseplaene

A travel blog entry by timon_richiger

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... wuerde, ich haette es aber niemals von Russland, immerhin einer Weltmacht, die auf TouristInnen vorbereitet sein sollte, erwartet. Tashkent ist die groesste Stadt im zentralasiatischen Raum und gilt als Zentrum fuer diesen. Aber ehrlich gesagt ist sie ...

Tashkent, round 2, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Tashkent, round 2

A travel blog entry by lindseykistler

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... fortunate to have met such a good bunch! Yesterday I went out to the History Museum of the People of Uzbekistan, which was fairly uninteresting but had an interesting collection of artifacts and somewhat endearing exhibits meant to show the modernity ...

Out of money, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Out of money

A travel blog entry by metoindia

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When I got to Samarkand in the afternoon, I first had to look for an ATM, because I only had 2 USD left. The last working ATM I saw was in Azerbaijan and the 400 USD from there lasted quite long. After walking from hotel to hotel with my 28 kilos, I ...

Usbekische Massage, Tashkent 2, Uzbekistan travel blog

Usbekische Massage

A travel blog entry by chrilea

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Die teilweise üblen Strassenverhältnisse führten leider dazu, dass unser Truck ziemlich durchgeschüttelt wurde, unsere Guides nannten dies lustvoll "usbekische massage". Für meinen Rücken war dies der Horror weshalb ich mich entschied eine echte ...

Lang dags ferd til  Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Lang dags ferd til Uzbekistan

A travel blog entry by turida

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27. april Så var dagen kommet, og vi var klare for en spennende tur til Uzbekistan. Fra Oslo til Istanbul og fra Istanbul til Tashkent reiste vi med Turkish Airlines Airbus 321. På flyturen fra Oslo fikk vi servert en nydelig varm lunsj - ikke gafler ...

Byrundtur i Tashkent og tur med metro, Tashkent, Uzbekistan travel blog

Byrundtur i Tashkent og tur med metro

A travel blog entry by turida

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... , som er nydelig utsmykket med bl.a. flislagte vegger. Vi spiste lunsj på en restaurant hvor vi ble servert mange forskjellige retter fra Uzbekistan. De andre turistene fra vår gruppe er hyggelige - og vi har funnet tonen. Vår guide som er svensk, er ...

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 ...

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