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by ameet1983
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Nuratau Mountains guide
Replies: 3
Views: 1060

Re: Nuratau Mountains guide

Agreed! I had an excellent 2 nights in Sentyab at Komil's Guesthouse. Komil and his wife who run it are so sweet and all the food she cooks is delicious and local. He plays the tar - a musical instrument which is lovely to hear. You don't need a guide - we had lovely walks all over. We then spent 2 ...
by ameet1983
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Buying a Carpet in Central Asia
Replies: 12
Views: 10394

Re: Buying a Carpet in Central Asia

My wife and I bought 2 carpets from Akbar House Collection in Bukhara. He's an eccentric but sweet man once you get to know him, and his knowledge and collection are really lovely - carpets and suzannis. We got a good price which is more than half the amount we would have paid in the West. If he lik...
by ameet1983
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: 3 weeks in Uzbekistan but 3 problems!
Replies: 2
Views: 422

3 weeks in Uzbekistan but 3 problems!

Hi there all My wife and I are planning a trip to Uzbekistan in October and have developed an itinerary and would be so grateful if you could help in any way with these three questions: 1) we''d love to squeeze an extra night at Naratau mountains - can you see anyway to change the intinery to do thi...
by ameet1983
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: 21 days in Uzbekistan!
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Re: 21 days in Uzbekistan!

Hi all, So we've developed the itinerary a little more and would be so grateful if you could help in any way with three questions: 1) we''d love to squeeze an extra night at Naratau mountains - can you see anyway to change the intinery to do this? We can't spend less time in Tashkent at the beginnin...
by ameet1983
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: 21 days in Uzbekistan!
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Re: 21 days in Uzbekistan!

Thank you so much Steven!
by ameet1983
Tue May 28, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: 21 days in Uzbekistan!
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Re: 21 days in Uzbekistan!

And I wonder if it's even worth spending half a day in Kokand? My girlfriend really just wants to learn about weaving and felting and get involved if possible around the Fergana Valley, so Day 3, 4 and 5 can be all that, I just don't know where or how, except for the Yodgorlik Silk Factory. Does any...
by ameet1983
Tue May 28, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: 21 days in Uzbekistan!
Replies: 6
Views: 657

21 days in Uzbekistan!

Hello all, My girlfriend and I are heading to Uzbekistan for the first time in October for 21 days from London. It's been a dream of hers for over ten years so I'm trying to make it as amazing as I can with drawing up a rough itinerary where we see some tourist things but also don't rush and see som...
by ameet1983
Mon May 27, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Yurt camps in Kyzylkum desert
Replies: 6
Views: 918

Yurt camps in Kyzylkum desert

Hello all, I'm super excited to be heading to Uzbekistan in October with my girlfriend, and was just wondering if anyone had recently had a good time in one of the yurt camps in Kyzylkum desert. I know the review by the site owner here and in the lonely planet seems good, but when I read the reviews...

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