Ak Altin Plaza Hotel

Magtumguly Prospekt, 141/1, Ashgabat, 744000, Turkmenistan | 3 star hotel

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The White City

A travel blog entry by ahartry


... through immigration, which was easy. We weren't sure what hotel we were staying in, so I showed our itinerary to the officers. Something in it cracked them up … in any case, they seemed satisfied with what I showed them and let us through.

Then, we hit the long, long lines for customs. Our bags weren’t out yet, but as soon as they came out, we went and got in line. Most people on the flight were carrying huge cargo loads of boxes, bags, stuff wrapped ...

The next long leg of the journey

A travel blog entry by ahartry


... German, certain the lack of queuing to get through security. But I sailed through and then found the Senator's Lounge (which I reached around 4pm), where I have a few hours to relax and catch up on work before my flight to Istanbul.

The flight to Istanbul was nice – first class seats had footrests, and the food was fine. I even slept a little bit. When we landed, I went to the transit desk and had no difficulty getting ...

Turkmenistan... it only deserves one entry

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann


... Steve then you should not bring codine in either. He was detained overnight (and we slept in the customs building at the port) and spent the next day sitting by a road whilst he was taken from pillar to post to try and prove to the officials that his codine was OK. The thing was, I also had codine in my bag, and they actually looked at it, but they didn't seem to notice it??!

The thing that got us was that the "guide" was with the dragoman group who got caught with ...

Bureaucracy in Disneyland

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant


... with fantastic streetlights, blocks of high rise apartments surrounded by wide park like gardens. All the buildings are monumental and mostly white. The money comes from oil and gas deposits...everyone gets free electricity, gas and salt. Diesel is 38t a liter which about 30p. The presidential palace is huge, white and pale blue but we were not allow to take pictures. The first President ...

City of Marble

A travel blog entry by marqual


... gets married here and there is a nice view of the new city. We stopped at the newly build soccer stadium to stop at a cafe for drinks and use the toilet. There are lots of sports stadiums being built because Ashgabat will be hosting the 2017 Asian games (sort of the Olympics for the Asian nations). Next we stopped at a huge park that housed the moved Arch of Neutrality monument, that looked like a rocket with a gold Niyazov on top. Our last stop ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Magtumguly Prospekt, 141/1, Ashgabat, is near Ancient Merv, Turkmen Akhalteke Horse Trekkings, and Flying Fish Cove and Settlement.
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