Category Archives: Tales from the road

Road Stories #31: Crossing the Tajikistan – Kyrgyzstan border into such Kyrgyz hospitality

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Read about our experiences crossing the Tajikistan – Kyrgyzstan border and seeing one of the most beautiful natural sights anywhere in Central Asia. Also, our first taste of Kyrgyz hospitality as we make an unscheduled stop in a village where we are welcomed with open arms …

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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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