Hotel Rahat

Address: 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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Travel Blogs from Ashgabat

This One is for Horse Lovers

A travel blog entry by mollyquul on Sep 11, 2014

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After a stop at ruins of the ancient Parthian capital of Nissa (they came to the area after Alexander and the Greeks. 105 BC they officially made trade agreements with China. The Silk Route is born. )

Then it was on to a much anticipated stop of this trip: a horse farm. Turkmenistan has a native breed of horse called Akhal Tekke.
They are known for their sleek build and gold sheen in their coats, which was hard to capture in a picture, ...

Spectacular and Surreal

A travel blog entry by turas on Sep 10, 2014

12 photos

B: We had nearly made it. Just $52 for a Turkmen visa, and we could take the head scarves off and get our legs out-freedom was extremely close! But the fee wasn't as easily paid as we anticipated. Despite providing the correct amount in legal tender, the border office wouldn't accept an aged $50 note (as our journey continued we realised that this ageist attitude?? to dollars prevailed throughout Eurasia! [E: It is rather silly- a wad of crisp counterfeit ...

One Big Melon Party

A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 09, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... seems more fertile than on the Turkmenistan side with grape, cotton and fruit crops. We continue to see lots of melons for sale at the roadside. Over the weeks we have been eating a fair amount too. In the heat they are very thirst quenching.

* The coordinates AG has for the hotel turn out to be slightly inaccurate and we must ask the way several times. Our hotel is actually located within the old city walls and is ideally located for exploring the old town. ...

Camping by gas crater - mad dogs & Englishmen

A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 08, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... And in case the threat of not being allowed to return may discourage others from leaving.

*Currently the number of foreign tourists visiting annually is restricted. But with the Asian Games being held here in 2017, this policy is expected to be relaxed and the hospitality sector is bound to be expanded.

*We learn that the various government buildings, invariably constructed in white marble, tell an architectural story. So for instance the Ministry of Health ...

From mad Mashhad to weird Ashgabat

A travel blog entry by agbucks on Aug 07, 2014

2 comments, 3 photos

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*Former President Niyazov ( he died of a heart attack in 2006 whilst still in office ) spent much time and money building this capital city after Turkmenistan gained Independence from Russia in 1991. In 1948 it had already been more or less wiped out by huge earthquake. With ample space & money, the planners have created the sort of city you expect to see in the oil rich Gulf states. The boulevards are wide, the buildings handsome and very spacious. Mostly built in ...

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