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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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Hitchhiking in Uzbekistan: road stories #19 – from Samarkand to Tashkent

Uzbek men at Bbi Khanum Mosque, Samarkand, Uzbekistan 2 - header

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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