Hotel President

Address: Archabil Shayoly str. 54, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Archabil Shayoly str. 54, Ashgabat, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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    Travel Blogs from Ashgabat

    The Taxistas of Ashgabat & Their 'Mum'

    A travel blog entry by fishtails04 on Apr 06, 2015

    3 comments, 4 photos

    ... of day 5. My plan had been to look around Ashgabat for the afternoon and evening, sleep in another overpriced Soviet hotel, and leave early on day 4 on a bus for Dashogus, near the northern border. But now I was concerned... the guide book talked of a 9 hour bus ride, but a quick internet search yesterday turned up results ranging from 10-18 hours... and I couldn't risk overstaying my visa, as this would incur a huge fine, which would probably require backtracking to ...

    My Second Home

    A travel blog entry by sowhatnext on Mar 23, 2015

    10 photos

    ... After a week in a shoebox 8 bed dorm I felt like I had died and gone to heaven!

    So I (and my colleague) had a week to get everything setup, before 30 international sports journalists and broadcasters arrived for the 3 day event. As always when I am in Turkmenistan I seemed to suffer from insomnia - so I didn't sleep for more than 3 or 4 hours each night, I was running on pure adrenalin by the time the event started.

    Once the first media stepped off the plane ...

    This One is for Horse Lovers

    A travel blog entry by mollyquul on Sep 11, 2014

    7 photos

    ... so it definitely was not the Kentucky Horse Park or a grand stable, but for this horse lover it was a great experience.

    All horses mean a lot to the Turkmen. Horses are not euthanized, and ceremonies are held when they die.

    A Turkmen cultural summary told to us from the lyrics of a folk song:

    Water is our life.
    Carpet is our soul
    Horses are our wings.

    Love it!!



    Sent from my ...

    Spectacular and Surreal

    A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 10, 2014

    14 photos

    ... situation here, I insisted we do so as Gaeilge, having read about the probability of bugging.
    As twilight fell on Ashgabat, unexpectedly guide-free (a liberty I did not foresee), we ambled across the road to a restaurant; for the first time since our departure, a titanic struggle ensued as we attempted to make ourselves understood; there was virtually no mutual vocabulary. The results were surprisingly passable. The night continued to accentuate ...

    One Big Melon Party

    A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 09, 2014

    2 comments, 9 photos

    ... Government of Turkmenistan. Some tourists come here specifically to ride these special horses.

    *Inevitably our arrival at the border coincides with lunch hour at 1 p.m. There will be no border crossings for at least an hour. Imagine Dover Immigration closing for lunch. Our guide redeems himself slightly and persuades a kindly officer to process us immediately.They insist on checking the same car that had been thoroughly searched just two ...