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by steven
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Bishkek for foodies
Replies: 0
Views: 29

Bishkek for foodies

Let us know your tips for tasty and/or interesting food in Bishkek below!

More reviews are in the Kyrgyzstan for vegetarians thread.
by steven
Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Tashkent for foodies
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Tashkent for foodies

I made this thread to post about the Chinaz bazaar ( Gmaps ), 65 km south of Tashkent on the road to Samarkand. They are famous for their fish , so you can try that out if you are passing by. **** Some Tashkent restaurant tips from the Vegetarian in Uzbekistan thread : The Host ( Gmaps ): Indian foo...
by steven
Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Tashkent for foodies
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Tashkent for foodies

A thread to gather up tips and reviews for restaurants and other food experiences in and around Tashkent.

Look forward to eating your posts!
by steven
Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:53 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: LGBT travellers
Replies: 6
Views: 1629

Re: LGBT travellers

Unfortunately, things seem to be regressing rather than progressing in Uzbekistan with regards to LGBT rights - https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/apr/02/new-laws-fuelling-increasing-hostility-and-anti-lgbtq-violence-in-uzbekistan I would actually disagree. The fact that there are ...
by steven
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Afghanistan
Topic: How would you do a Afghanistan day-trip?
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

Re: How would you do a Afghanistan day-trip?

At the moment, I don't see how that would work. As you say, the border is closed, and if it would open, where would you get tested? I am personally not convinced the situation will improve soon either. Maybe more clarity in 2022 but I think this year we are looking mainly at closed borders in this a...
by steven
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: World Nomad Games 2021
Replies: 2
Views: 188

World Nomad Games 2021

Some news about the 2021 World Nomad Games. The venue has shifted to Bishkek, it is supposed to be held in September, and kabaddi will be added as a new sport. https://dunyanews.tv/en/Sports/592654-Kabaddi-included-World-Nomad-Games-2021 Obviously, there is a lot of uncertainty, so your updates and ...
by steven
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:59 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbekistan travel restrictions/reopening Q&A
Replies: 33
Views: 5269

Re: Uzbekistan travel restrictions/reopening Q&A

Excellent report!
by steven
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:07 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Kyrgyzstan coronavirus travel re-opening/restrictions Q&A
Replies: 20
Views: 1932

Re: Kyrgyzstan coronavirus travel re-opening/restrictions Q&A

They might already, you know. I think it's worth giving it a go. I am not certain if what I got sent is the rule followed at the border.
by steven
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:04 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Question on Uzbekistan's 10-day visa free policy
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: Question on Uzbekistan's 10-day visa free policy

Hi John,

Land borders are not eligible.

There are no restrictions on which airline brings you in, at least not as far as I have read anywhere.
by steven
Mon Mar 29, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Tashkent changing...for the worse?
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Re: Tashkent changing...for the worse?

As I understand it, the mob was organised, or at least condoned, by high-level political figures because there is a push to decriminalise gay sex as Uzbekistan starts its review of its criminal code, and they want to make their opinion clear. A bit more background here: https://www.codastory.com/dis...