Hotel President

Address: Archabil Shayoly str. 54, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Archabil Shayoly str. 54, Ashgabat, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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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 ...

      Ashqabat - the empty city

      A travel blog entry by redheadpeter on Oct 03, 2014

      1 comment, 9 photos

      ... that's a red rag to a bull for me so I tell them I don't understand and only speak English and keep walking. Though once a senior officer was called to reinforce the 'advice'

      The odd thing is. Serdar, whose views I accept and respect about a lot of things (like too many policemen) thinks it is all great and there is no problem with the president being re-elected with over 90% of the vote! Oh - and the first president banned Opera and Ballet (what - men without trousers!)
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      Spectacular and Surreal

      A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 10, 2014

      12 photos

      ... by the way, not the year). For those of you unfamiliar with the modern history of Turkmenistan, one name epitomises it- Sapurmurat Niyazov, aka Beyik Turkmenbashi (literally Great Leader, Father of All Turkmen), President for Life (d. 2006). Outside of North Korea, this is the only extant state where one can view a full-blown personality cult. It is impossible to confine the outlandish narcissism, the gargantuan megalomania, and the whimsically ...

      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 ...

      Camping by a Gas Crater

      A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 08, 2014

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... discount of 50% for 30 years. They also have free emergency health care which coexists with a health insurance scheme. His wife was unemployed last year and as such was entitled to pay a much reduced insurance contribution. His 3 year old daughter attends a heavily subsidised kindergarten.

      *Times were tough for Turkmenistan prior to and in the aftermath of the disintegration of the Soviet Union. The country lost a significant number of its well ...