Hotel Rahat

Novofiryuzinskoe shosse, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Novofiryuzinskoe shosse, Ashgabat, is near Ancient Merv and Turkmen Akhalteke Horse Trekkings.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
 

Travel Blogs from Ashgabat

Turkmenistan

A travel blog entry by linda.g on Aug 16, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... bad roads. Next day in Ashgabat, we started with a trip to an archaeological site, and by mid morning I was feeling less than fabulous from something dodgy I ate, so I retreated to the hotel to rest. Ron got the remainder of city tour showing off the ostentatious display of massive white marble buildings of gov. departments, statues of heroes and other monuments. Talk about flashing your (oil) wealth. So...would we visit again? Probably ...

One Big Melon Party

A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 09, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... has taken its toll. We have to eat something. So that's our first mission. We both have pumpkin samosas and grilled aubergines. Not sure one would come to Uzbekistan for its cuisine either!

*Khiva is buzzing in the late afternoon sun as the locals prepare the old town for the annual 'Melon Festival'. Stalls are being set up and melons & pumpkins of all sizes & types are being displayed. We are told VIPs ( competition judges ) are due to arrive at 6 p.m. Each ...

Camping by gas crater - mad dogs & Englishmen

A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 08, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... amp; there is internet censorship. The 2nd President was 'elected' with 98% unanimity in 2006 and his name is Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedow ( how on earth do BBC newsreaders manage?!

*Women are also free to wear more western clothes. When we visit a local supermarket to buy provisions, we see long dresses, tight dresses, short dresses, a real assortment of styles. Just no extremes of bare flesh as you see in Europe in comparative temperatures.

*Rostam explains that ...

From mad Mashhad to weird Ashgabat

A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 07, 2014

2 comments, 3 photos

... and a payment of nearly 300 US$. The truck is searched thoroughly. Only the nominated driver can stay with vehicle so AG has to unpack and repack by himself.

*There are other European travellers going through the same lengthy border process. Interestingly, Turkmenistan border control will not accept Euros. So much for its world wide credibility. No, despite everything, it is still the US $ that is the universal exchange currency.

*There are several laws ...

Its life Dom, just not as we know it

A travel blog entry by yakking_mad on Jul 31, 2014

... brains and tongue of sheep stewed for about 8 hours and served with nan-e barbari, a type of flat bread. First served was the soup mixture which was soaked up with the bread. For someone who isn't particularly partial to lamb I was slightly nervous about the whole breakfast, however I found myself actually enjoying the taste. Onwards then to the main part, a meal which according to Shabab's uncle was the main reason for his ample stomach! As guests we were served first, ...

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