Central Asia Travel – Meet “the Stans”

Central Asia Travel – Meet “the Stans”

TOP SIGHTS IN CENTAL ASIA Discover these highlights of Central Asia Travel! Almaty Kazakhstan Ashgabat Turkmenistan Big Almaty Lake Kazakhstan Burana Tower Kyrgyzstan Darvaza Turkmenistan Karaganda Gulag Kazakhstan Samarkand Uzbekistan Termiz Uzbekistan Table of...
Things to do in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Things to do in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

TOP THINGS TO DO IN SAMARKAND Discover things to do in Samarkand. No place is more synonymous with the ancient Silk Road than the city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan. The very name evokes images of camels, caravansaries and conquerors such as Alexander the Great,...
Termiz, Uzbekistan – Things to See

Termiz, Uzbekistan – Things to See

About Termiz (also known as Termez) Termiz in Uzbekistan has been a settlement for at least 2,500 years and has been conquered by Alexander the Great, the Chinese, Arabs, Genghis Khan and the Russians. Termiz has been a significant centre for Buddhism and Islam as...
Sneaking around the Afghanistan Border

Sneaking around the Afghanistan Border

Termiz, Uzbekistan (and how I snuck down to the Afghanistan border) Here I will recount my trip from Samarkand in Uzbekistan to the Afghanistan border in Central Asia. Uzbekistan Take I I first visited Uzbekistan in 2017 after crossing the border from nearby...
How to get from Almaty to Tashkent

How to get from Almaty to Tashkent

How to get from Almaty (Kazakhstan) to Tashkent (Uzbekistan) There are two ways to get from Almaty to Tashkent in Central Asia. Almaty to Tashkent By Air The easiest way to travel from Almaty in Kazakhstan to Tashkent in Uzbekistan is to fly. Journey time is only 1...