An Idea for a Trip to Tashkent? Our Top 7!

Tourists usually don’t stay for too long in Tashkent. They usually treat the city as a starting point, good for one or two days, when then plan a longer travel around Uzbekistan. What interesting sights are there in Tashkent? How to plan your trip? These are our propositions: 1. See the Minor Mosque   It’s a beautiful building, especially at sunset. Although it lacks historical significance as it was put into service only in 2014, it is definitely worth visiting simply for its beauty and photogenic qualities. Inside you may see a picturesque courtyard with interesting wooden columns. The mosque may accommodate around 2400...

Silk Factory – A Gem of Fergana Valley!

Yodgorlik Silk Factory is a place hidden in a maze of the city of Margilan, which is one of the oldest cities in Uzbekistan located in the Fergana Valley. Although nowadays more and more tourists come to this place, it still preserves its magical atmosphere. The choice of a location for the factory wasn’t actually accidental. Margilan was built at the crossroads of ancient trade routes. It used to be famous for manufacturing the best quality silk in all Central Asia. The factory is definitely worth visiting as it employs around 450 people, mostly women. As you pass through consequent production halls, you may appreciate the whole...

Jumping !!! Aug08

Jumping !!!

Why do we jump during our travels? Nobody knows. Once, some years ago, somewhere, in the middle of nothing we jumped first time and it was the beginning of tradition, which we implement stubbornly during each trip to express happiness, euphoria, delight in the beauty surrounds… Below,...

Land of absurds… Uzbekistan with a pinch of salt

1. EVERY DAY LIFE Such a situation: Lunchtime, Khiva, Uzbekistan. Hot as hell, the sun is simply scorching. As we are almost starving, we begin to look for a place which would pamper our palates and fill our empty stomachs. We finally choose a restaurant bearing a very catchy name” Yusuf Yasavulboshi”. We enter the place confidently and we instantly sense a cool and nice breath of air that tells that the air conditioning is working properly. We are welcomed by a smiling waitress. Remembering well our previous experiences, we ask her for a menu. It’s a common thing in Uzbekistan that restaurant menus are bursting at the...

Ala Kul Lake – trekking plan with MAPS!

Ala-Kol Lake – trekking plan*  Turquoise lake located 3530 m above the sea level, quite popular destination for people loving trekking, adrenaline and beauty of wild nature surrounding. Due to high lake elevation and not so easy accessibility lake can be admired only by patient and strong tourists, whom tiredness is like piece of cake. Whatever the pain in the muscles would be… final breathtaking, little bit lunar landscape is worth every single drop of sweat you had to squeeze from yourself. There is no possibility to make this trip easier by renting jeep with driver. You must use your own legs… no other option, sorry Lake is not so...

How to reach Aral Sea? 3 ways how to do it!

Even though we already have a post about the Aral Sea, it occurred to us that we might sum up our journey once again in terms of costs and potential ways of getting there, so that everyone could make up his mind whether the game is worth the candle. Once you get to Nukus, a city located in the northeast of Uzbekistan, you’ll most probably decide (like us) that, apart from the Savitsky Museum of Art, the city hasn’t got much to offer. In that moment an idea to catch the escaping shore of the Aral Sea will dawn on you. Taking into account the fact that in a dozen years or maybe several decades such a trip may not be possible...

Ala Archa Trekking

Trekking to the Peak Uchitel, that is … on our way to a four-thousander (4527 MAMSL)* We noticed that the post describing our several-days-long trek to Ala-Kol Lake in Kyrgyzstan is still enjoying considerable popularity so… it’s time for a description of another trekking trip....

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