Travel

Alex Block

See, try, experience and share

Uzbekistan: results

Georgeous architecture, colourful patterns, tasty food, warm locals and strong culture makes Uzbekistan amazing destination to explore. It happened to be more exotic, than i was expecting. Not only people here still are wearing traditional clothes on daily basis, not […]

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Day 269: Exploring Khiva

Khiva is not only about browsing around it’s fort, but also it is possible to get inside of the most historical buldings. Some of them have huge walls around with only one tiny entrance. When you enter, there is a […]

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Day 268: Khiva

Time to make it my next destination in Uzbekistan – Khiva. To make it here i bought my night train tickets from Samarkand to Urgench. In this case there is no speed or even direct train, so i had to […]

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Day 267: Chilling in Bukhara

My second day in Bukhara was more about chilling and just browsing around same streets. To be true, one full day was absolutely enough to see everything and i planned 2 days. Still i learned something new like a bit […]

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Day 266: Bukhara

New day – new place! Bukhara is the quintessential Silk road city and formerly was known as oasis in the desert. While getting here i got a strong feeling that desert is much closer now: the colors became more pastele, […]

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Day 265: Good and bad

Today i had one more day to explore Samarkand and it happens to be strange and controversial day. You know, not every travel day is the same and it’s just part of journey. Good: for today i left couple of […]

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Day 264: Shahrisabz

Shahrisabs is city inUzbekistan, known as birthplace of conqueror Timur and UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located around 80km away from Samarkand and can be reached by the car in 2 hours. It’s pretty easy to hire a driver […]

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Day 263: Samarkand

Samarkand is probably the most famous place in Uzbekistan and for me it was the main reason to go! The city is famous for it’s gorgeous architecture and incredible culture and once was one the wealthiest place in the region. […]

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Day 262: Tashkent and shopping

Uzbekistan is mostly know as quintessential part of Great silk road! That means sweet tea, colourful textures, fruits, spices and plates! That is so incredibly inspiring: this colours, patterns and how they match each other, that calm mood around and […]

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Day 261: Hello, Uzbekistan!

Hello, Uzbekistan! Hello, Tashkent! It was my longtime dream to visit this middle-Asian country and I’m so happy i finally made it here! The most convenient way to get here is from Moscow. And i was happy to learn that […]

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