Category Archives: Uzbekistan

Road Stories #22: Messing with the police in Tashkent and crossing the Uzbek-Tajik border

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Introducing the 22nd edition of our Long Way Home travelogue, bringing an end to our time in Uzbekistan. Including our final stay in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, our encounters with some corrupt police and our attempt to make our first fire and going nuclear on the situation. Enjoy! ...
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Road Stories #21 – Failures! (Tian Shan Mountains, Uzbekistan)

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21st edition of our Long Way Home travelogue and our continuing journey through Uzbekistan. While waiting for our Tajik visas to start we escape the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, heading north and attempting to hike through a mountain pass and end up going swimming in the dark
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Registan, Samarkand, Uzbekistan – photo essay and tourist information

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To some the Registan is the finest sight in all of Central Asia and is isn't hyperbole to say that you must see this place before you die. Boasting three of the oldest medressas anywhere in the world, the open planned square is the centre of the UNESCO city of Samarkand and is a playground for photographers...
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Hitchhiking in Uzbekistan: road stories #19 – from Samarkand to Tashkent

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Introducing the 19th edition of our travelogue covering our journey in Uzbekistan from Samarkand to Tashkent. Featuring accommodation highs, hanging out with some really cool senior citizens (when did we get so old?) and exploring one of the silk road's gems
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Hitchhiking in Uzbekistan: road stories #18 – from Shahrisabz to Samarkand

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Welcome to the 18th update of our travelogue filling in all the goings on in our journey in Uzbekistan from Shahrisabz to Samarkand. The first shock was a city in chaos and a hostel that most definitely didn't exist. A guardian angel helped us find a bed, however, and we set out to explore the rubble. And what to do if a guy insists on paying for a taxi ...
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