Travel

Alex Block

See, try, experience and share

Day 273: Travel day

Today was a travel day as we are leaving Jakarta and heading to Magelang, the base city to explore famous Borobudur temple. I’m very excited about it as I’m a big fan of quintessential Asian temples and that’s the one i have […]

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Day 272: Cultural Jakarta

Culture is the main topic of my current #TripOfWonders to Wonderful Indonesia. Indonesia got a big variety of different culture branches. There 300+ ethinical groups, 200+ languages, so every place is not the same. To see what’s cool in Jakarta […]

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Day 270-271: Good morning, Indonesia

Today is travel as I’m changing continents and heading to #WonderfulIndonesia to be part of #TripOfWonders. My flight by Qatar with connection in Doha went very smoothly: I really love how they do everything on board, minimum noise and annoying […]

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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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