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  • Almost Afghanistan After an overnight train from Samarkand, the following morning we arrived in the dusty border town of Termez, located on a headland facing Afghanistan. [center][img=http://photos.travelle Posted by kmmk17 in Kevin's Travels | Sep 30, 2016
  • Casually gatecrashing a wedding After a relatively quick drive of just 5 hours from Bukhara, where we debated what is and what is not a country for a "visited countries" list, we arrived in the historic Silk Posted by kmmk17 in Kevin's Travels | Sep 29, 2016
  • "John, it's your wife again!" After a long 8 hour drive from Khiva eventually we arrived in the centre of Bukhara in the evening. Quickly dropping our bits off at the hotel, we headed to the restaurant for a meal consi Posted by kmmk17 in Kevin's Travels | Sep 28, 2016
  • Cute Khiva Waking up after a night's sleep in an actual bed for the first time in four days was a really refreshing experience. After grabbing breakfast, the group (including our last companion who ha Posted by kmmk17 in Kevin's Travels | Sep 27, 2016
  • Adventures along the Silk RoadDeja vu - another Racing the Planet race; Gobi March 2008. I flew to Karachi on June 3rd to volunteer for yet another RTP race. This time I was the volunteer manager responsibl for training the volunteers Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Jun 29, 2008
  • Uzbekistan We spent five days in the country. This was our favorite country of all the Stans, due to all the UNESCO monuments and sights related to the Silk Road. For a history of Uzbeki Posted by janejoe in Central Asia - The "Stans" | Jun 24, 2017
  • Trip in Central AsiaIf you are interesting in tourism, history of ancient cities of Central Asia, cycling, love nature and just wannt to spend your time in a very good company, let me know Posted by kamol in Trip in Central Asia | Apr 28, 2017
  • Stan: UzbekWith the other traveller, Jason, I crossed into Uzbekistan that Posted by ksbacon in Bacon on the road | Sep 29, 2016
  • Uzbekistan, Turquoise tiles and life-size sandcastles Eager to visit a new "Stan" we get to the Bishkek bus station (naively) thinking we can catch a bus to the border of Kazakhstan. We shuffle from one end of the terminal to the other Posted by SpiceChronicles in The Spice Chronicles | Dec 3, 2015
  • Underestimated UzbekistanWhen I meet random tourists at the street, I realize that the knowledge they have about Uzbekistan relies more or less on a media, less on a reality. The name of Uzbekistan often is recalled with Afghanistan, or Pakistan, or Turkmenistan. Posted by ravshan in Underestimated Uzbekistan | Feb 17, 2015
  • Dag 16 – SamarkandSen jag senast skrev har jag tagit mig landvägen med buss från Iran genom en mycket spektakulär bergskedja (Kopet Mountains) till Ashgabat i Turkmenistan. Tagit nattåget Ashgabat till Turkmenabat för att sedan åka buss landvägen över till Bukhara i Uzbeki Posted by mattholm in Wanderlust King | Sep 14, 2014
  • Chillin' and reflecting,,,Well I guess I’ll leave the tipping alone! When we arrived in Fergana a good 50% of the group were unwell in one form or another. In addition it had become obvious that an oversight had been made in the Posted by ScottyJ in Road of Bones 2014 | Jul 10, 2014
  • The Long Road NorthLeft Bukhara as early as a group possibly can to try and escape some of the heat….didn’t really work. As there was not much to see en-route four of us split off to do the 274km to Shahrisabz, the southernmost Posted by ScottyJ in Road of Bones 2014 | Jul 9, 2014
  • Baking in BukharaIt is little wonder that this city has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. For millennia, Bukhara also on the Silk Road has been a centre for trade, study, culture and religion. An 8am departure in a Posted by ScottyJ in Road of Bones 2014 | Jul 7, 2014
  • Crossroad of CulturesWith a history spanning over 2,500 years I couldn’t begin to narrate the stories this place could tell. It’s position as the major trading hub on the Silk Road has seen them all pass through, Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Posted by ScottyJ in Road of Bones 2014 | Jul 6, 2014
  • Exit Kazakhstan, Enter UzbekistanTo start our destination Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan is only 60-70 kms away but that border crossing is for locals only  ours was a 260 km round trip! The ride started with temperatures of around 25deg and the road Posted by ScottyJ in Road of Bones 2014 | Jul 6, 2014
  • Central Asia Travelled to Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan... arriving from Incheon (South Korea) then travelled to/through; Tashkent, Fergana (Uzbekistan), Osh, Jalalabad, Posted by joffre in Itinerant Traveller | Oct 20, 2013
  • Aral Sea Visit[float=right][/float]After I had been looking for an entry to the old factory buildings for a Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | Jun 29, 2013
  • Skol’ka? or How Much is it?The main parts of the Silk Road ran through what is now Uzbekistan, and even today are the bazaars of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan full of Uzbek traders. Traditions are important in Central Asia, not only in trade, but in Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | Jun 25, 2013
  • Wonders of the Silk RoadAll but destroyed by Genghis Khan in 1220 nothing in Central Asia from before the Mongol’s rampage remained standing. A shame since places like Bukhara had long been beautiful centres of Islamic leaning and science. On 9 April 1336 another of Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | Jun 21, 2013
  • What to Wear in Central AsiaIt’s not just because I, as an independent traveller, feel superior to the charter tourist with their spoiled attitude, cluelessness to where they are and the fact that they let themselves be herded around like sheep by a guide. Both Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | Jun 16, 2013
  • Tashkent - A very quick photo tourI'm about to head back to Kazakhstan today. My plan was going well in Tashkent and after I arrived here on Tuesday afternoon. Wednesday was all about sightseeing and then Thursday I could spend the day using the computer Posted by Ontheroadagain in On the Road Again | Jun 21, 2012
  • Tashkent, UzbekistaJust a quick blog entry today to say that I’ve arrived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. It took me about a week in the end to ride from Almaty and I arrived here a day before the first 30 days of my Kazak Posted by Ontheroadagain in On the Road Again | Jun 19, 2012
  • Citadels of Khorezm, Central Asia : Land of the Aryans I was dropped off at the Uzbekistan border check post about 100 km from Bukhara, by my driver and wonderful guide Salim. The no man’s land created during the split of Turkmenistan and Uzbe Posted by Ramdas Iyer in Ramdas Iyer's- World Traveller Blogs | Jun 17, 2012
  • More Adventures from the California CoastThe adventure continues…Took off from Morro Bay on Sunday morning to drive to Monterey along the famous Pacific Coast Highway Big Sur section. The day didn’t start promisingly with fog shrouding Morro Bay for the entire morning. This Posted by The Robbos in The Robbos Go North America | Sep 6, 2011
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