Tashkent was the fourth largest city in the former Soviet Union, and still bears the trademarks of being in the USSR. Rebuilt after a major earthquake in 1966, Tashkent looks and feels like a communist-era Russian town. Today, Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan and is one of Central Asia's major hubs.
to the good old dollar for wherever, whenever in Tashkent. The two-and-a-half hour flight from Lahore to Tashkent left me feeling rather dopey. But stepping into one of the most beautiful cities of Central Asia was like entering an Old Russian movie. The capital of Uzbekistan and also of Tashkent Province, Tashkent ...
Posted in there lived a princess by ambree
Just 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 visa ran out. I’m staying in a nice guesthouse and will be here until Friday when I’ll head back ...
Posted in On the Road Again by Ontheroadagain