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Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan & Kyrgyzstan by Motorbike

TAJIKISTAN | Sun, 28 Jul 2013 | By uncommoncheros | Views [3079] | Comments [1] | Video

The Central Asian Ring - an adventure tour on motorbikes via some of the most interesting roads of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan! A world called Central Asia. The tour will take us from the vast Kazakh steppes along the Zailiyskiy-... Read more >

Tags: brian direen, brian direen, central asia, motorbikes, pamir, silk road

Photos: Central Asia Route

TAJIKISTAN | Thu, 25 Jul 2013 | By uncommoncheros | Photo Gallery

The Silk Highway
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Tags: anzob tunnel, central asia, pamir, silk road, tajikstan

The Wild Wild West

CHINA | Thu, 16 Oct 2008 | By travelheart24 | Views [953] | Comments [4]

  If there were such a thing as a Uigher cookbook it would have exactly 5 recipes in it -- and 4 of them involve LAMB!  Lamb is good, the kebabs are great (kawap, in Uigher), but a girl can only eat so many sheep! The nan bread on the other ... Read more >

Tags: camels, desert, fights, silk road, yurts

The Marble City

TURKMENISTAN | Sun, 1 Jun 2008 | By pushmorphine | Views [783]

It took us almost two days to get from Turkmenbashi to Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan. The road was the worst we had been on yet, at some points we had to creep along at about 20 kph. We had a welcome break halfway through the second day when ... Read more >

Tags: ashgabat, overland trip, pushmorphine, silk road, sunshine bus, turkmenistan

Stranded on the Caspian

TURKMENISTAN | Sun, 1 Jun 2008 | By pushmorphine | Views [655] | Comments [1]

Let me start by saying this. If you are going from Azerbaijan to Turkmenistan do not take the Caspian Sea Ferry. Fly, drive through Iran, go up through Russia if you have to but for the love of god avoid the ferry. These ferrys make the cross channel ... Read more >

Tags: caspian sea ferry, overland trip, pushmorphine, silk road, sunshine bus, turkmenistan

Tbilisi (Day 2-4)

GEORGIA | Fri, 16 May 2008 | By pushmorphine | Views [598]

My plan was to spend my first full day in Tbilisi going up the Mount and then down through the Botanical Gardens into the Old City.  Nature, however, was not being very cooperative.  Not only was it still pouring but the all the surrounding hills were blanketed ... Read more >

Tags: overland trip, pushmorphine, silk road, sunshine bus, tbilisi

Tbilisi (Day 1)

GEORGIA | Tue, 6 May 2008 | By pushmorphine | Views [696] | Comments [1]

"You have a George Bush St?"  "Yes, Tbilisi, my city...is paradox,"  replied my driver as we careened through the rain pelted streets.  I was going to ask him to expand on the point but unfortunetely his English was only slightly ... Read more >

Tags: overland trip, pushmorphine, silk road, sunshine bus, tbilisi

 

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