Tag Archives: border crossing

Road Stories #40: Hitchhiking the Kazakhstan-China border and the consequences of not registering in Kazakhstan

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Our experience leaving the extremely hospitable Kazakhstan and making our first succesful entry into China including how we had our first taste of this diverse country before we even left, realising our crucial mistake on the border and one of the strangest, and most successful, hitchhikes of all time...
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Road Stories #31: Crossing the Tajikistan – Kyrgyzstan border into such Kyrgyz hospitality

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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Hitchhiking in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan: road stories #14 – from Konye-Urgench to Nukus

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Introducing the 14th part of our Travelogue charting our stay in an unexpected place in Konye-Urgench, our experiences crossing the Turkmenistan - Uzbekistan border and our first experiences in the 4th country on our travels, where we encounter a friendly stranger and make our first foray into changing the impossibly numerous Uzbek sum
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