- Mary, TurkmenistanHotel: Stay at the Yrsgal Hotel - really friendly family run place and the your woman at reception speaks excellent English and is very helpful.
Food: Recommend the Yrsgal cafe (not the restaurant which is actually a private night club), where Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Oct 21, 2014
- AshgabatBuses: A new long-distance bus station opened just outside the city in September. It's a fantastic, airport departure lounge type of place, with everything super organised for the ten of buses that depart here every day! We got a taxi Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Oct 16, 2014
- BakuYou need a map in Baku.
If like us you rely on wifi, and you get there before the shops open in the morning so you can't buy a map, you're in trouble.
Baku is incredibly badly signposted.
From the train station, we Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Oct 14, 2014
- TbilisiBus station: As with so many bus stations on this journey, Tbilisi's felt chaotic and stressful when we first arrived. And quite a long taxi ride into town. In fact the metro station is right next to the bus station, Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 26, 2014
- TrabzonLocal transport: we have to confess we didn't take any this time and we took a cab from and to the bus station, for the arrival because this was a very bustly port and it was getting late when we Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 24, 2014
- Ecuador by Bus ==The Good:==
For the most part, the busing system in Ecuador is wonderful. The buses are cheap, very well maintained, clean and run smoothly. Please note the caveat “for the most part”. Now, note it again! Night buses and the buses Posted by misskailyn in Miss Kailyn: An American in Gap Year | Sep 23, 2014
- AmasyaBus station: The Amasya bus station is at least 5 miles out of town, so if you arrive on a long distance bus you either have to transfer to one of the company 'service' shuttles into town or get a Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 22, 2014
- SafranboluArrival by bus; Our bus dropped us at Safranbolu Otogar which is a couple of kilometres from the old town. You can get a free shuttle service (people calling out 'service' when you arrive) into the new town if you're Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 19, 2014
- IstanbulArrival: Our top tip is to avoid arriving at the main Otogar (bus station) just after sunset on a Friday. We did just that and found it frenetic, stifling and extremely difficult for the unwary traveller straight off the bus Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 17, 2014
- An Irkutsk Vintage on WheelsIrkutsk, August 1st 2014
As I had been [[http://callmesonja.travellerspoint.com/46/|fascinated by the buses but mostly by the trams, in Khabarovsk]], so was I in Irkutsk. I wanted to scream, Posted by automidori in Call Me Sonja | Sep 16, 2014
- VarnaLocal transport: At last, a country where they let you pay on the bus! In fact, in Varna, there's even an old-fashioned bus conductor and she will find you rather than you being the one who has to find them. Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 14, 2014
- ConstantaWe were not in Constanta long enough to draw any conclusions, but we did experience some travel headache which this post might help others to avoid...
Local transport: We were in a hotel about a mile and a half from the Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 13, 2014
- BrasovTrain station: It's a couple of miles from the train station to the old town. Beware if you get a taxi. The first guy we asked wanted 16Euros or 60Lei so we walked away. A second guy ran up and Posted by UnwindRoad in Unwind on the Silk Road | Sep 11, 2014
- Try the TransportAs a white person in East Africa, I have some remarks on the way public transport works here. Of course, back home buses go on schedule every ten minutes, we have no traffic jam and even if you don´t know Posted by Freedomlane in East Africa | Aug 21, 2014
- The journey begins On a bus now from Frankfurt to Prague, with an hour's stopover a Mannheim.
I love that the scenery out the window has changed since March. Not just with regard to the place and climate and particular fauna, but Posted by seaskimmer in Taking the Long Way Home | Jul 22, 2014
- LondonI started this beautiful day in the Jubilee gardens where I saw the London Eye, as well as the Houses of Parliament and the hidden Big Ben.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/690781/IMG Posted by Alienstravels in Alien's travels | Jul 7, 2014
- A rousing song
those of you who spent hours cleaning your son"s boots will be pleased to know they were accepted effortlessly by the authorities...good work every one!!! We were met by the folks fro Posted by lcjru2014 in Lane Cove Under 14 NZ Tour 2014 | Jun 28, 2014
- Day 13 - Hopping Around Vancouver
Vancouver in the morning as seen from our windows.
[img=http://photos.travell Posted by danielcatherine in Daniel and Catherine's Adventures | Jun 17, 2014
- Tissa to EllaOur day has been spent on the local buses,which is always Posted by bloorsontour in Bloors on Tour | Jun 4, 2014
- Night BusWhen you first step onto one of the overnight sleeper buses in Vietnam you think they’re pretty smart. They’re clean, look fairly new and have nice reclining seats for you to sit or sleep on. When I first began the Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Jun 1, 2014
- Spain. Camino de Santiago. Utrega- The Journey Continues.Early the next morning, we left our hotel in Pamplona, walked down the street and in a bar near the town hall had a breakfast of toasted bread with olive oil and fresh sliced tomatoes sprinkled with oregano, semi cured Posted by The Islander in Island Hopper's Travel Blog | May 9, 2014
- DOWN IN THE GOLD MINE MONDAY, April 14, 2014.
The crew is a lot of fun. We teased Manuel, who had brought a case of tinned tuna and had 2 tins of maple syrup - the authentic stuff, via Andre, straight from Quebec. Lunch Posted by Sue McNicholas in PERU | Apr 29, 2014
- Mexico- CancúnLast night when we returned to the hotel, the extra mattress promised by the hotel people was not in the room. When I tried to switch on the table lamp, I found that the light bulb was broken, neither the Posted by The Islander in Island Hopper's Travel Blog | Apr 21, 2014
- MEXICO-The Road to CancunWe left Tulum in the morning, buses and colectivos which stop at any place you are waiting, run to Puerto Carmen and Cancun. The bus travel in Mexico is easy and comfortable, buses are air-conditioned, you receive a half litre Posted by The Islander in Island Hopper's Travel Blog | Apr 18, 2014
- MEXICO-Tulum and the Ruins ]Last night it was very hot, mosquitos were going full blast, the noise of their wings in my ears was most annoying and shuffling from one side to another, trying to swat them with my hands, did not ditter Posted by The Islander in Island Hopper's Travel Blog | Apr 16, 2014