Off to Uzbekistan

​I woke reasonably early but took my time getting ready, my explorations in the morning took me in search of the all allusive postcard, having not seen a single one on my travels in Central Asia so far I wasn't holding my breath. I looked in all the likely shops including a large supermarket, my … Continue reading Off to Uzbekistan

6 busses in a day

​From the Kyrgy/Kazakh border it took around 5 hours to get to Shymkent, a large town in SE Kazakhstan (bus 1), I then searched around and quickly found a bus heading to Turkistan (2), about 3 hours north.  There I was hoping to find some more impressive architecture, this time of a more historical nature.  … Continue reading 6 busses in a day

Kyrgyzstan hospitality

(This post wasnt published due to poor wifi, it fits in sequencially between 'Visa fun' and 'Bishkek to the border') ​I gave myself a lie in until 0800 and then walked a few blocks to one of the main roads to catch a bus which would take me to the long distance bus terminal. I … Continue reading Kyrgyzstan hospitality