World Borders: How to Get From Tajikistan to Uzbekistan (Dushanbe to Denau or Samarkand)

World Borders: How to Get From Tajikistan to Uzbekistan (Dushanbe to Denau or Samarkand)

On the World Borders series on here, I’m perpetually behind schedule in terms of writing. I must have written only 10% of the border crossings I have done and probably will never have time to cover them all, but I want to – as I know they have helped you on your way and that was Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Tajikistan to Uzbekistan (Dushanbe to Denau or Samarkand)[…]

Backpacking in Uzbekistan: Doing a Guided Day Tour of Samarkand City

Backpacking in Uzbekistan: Doing a Guided Day Tour of Samarkand City

The very name of “Samarkand” in Uzbekistan rings through travellers ears and they think of sparkling architecture and striking images they have seen from professional photographers the world over. While all of that is true, we missed the point somehow. Samarkand is not about touristic spots, it is a normal, fully-functioning and thriving city and Read more about Backpacking in Uzbekistan: Doing a Guided Day Tour of Samarkand City[…]

Backpacking in Uzbekistan: Staying at Jahongir Bed and Breakfast in Samarkand City

So after getting my Letter of Invitation, my Uzbekistan Visa and negotiating my way out of Tajikistan and through the ridiculously strict and thorough Uzbek border control points (give us a break lads), I made my way to Samarkand City. Worse for wear, feeling love for only Bishkek, Khorog and Tashkent, somehow my opinion changed a Read more about Backpacking in Uzbekistan: Staying at Jahongir Bed and Breakfast in Samarkand City[…]

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