Having failed to get an Uzbekistan visa in the UK my sole goal today was to get one today, or at least apply for one. I had read to get there early because there is a sheet where you write your name down and get served in order. My alarm went off at 0630 and … Continue reading Visa fun..
Having boarded at 2000 the night before it was not then greatest nights sleep I have ever had but it was better than expected as I did have a bed, albeit the top bunk. I was woken in the morning around 0600 with a few people crashing around and I dozed for the next couple … Continue reading Train ride across the Kazakh Steppe – Astana to Almaty