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by Fenna
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: ATM situation in Uzbekistan
Replies: 52
Views: 16278

Re: ATM situation in Uzbekistan

I was in Uzbekistan in august and visited Tashkent, Bukhara and Samarkand. I think the ATM situation is very mixed depending on which cards you carry. Visa ATM are absolutely everywhere (mind you, I don't carry Visa so I didn't try them). I only carried Maestro and Mastercard, and I was at some poin...
by Fenna
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Border crossings reports: Dostyk/Dustlyk (Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan)
Replies: 44
Views: 20547

Re: Border crossings reports: Dostyk/Dustlyk (Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan)

I crossed from Kg into Uzbek in August, it went incredibly smooth. I took a marshrutka (I believe #380?) from Osh centre to the border, I arrived there around 0810 orso, the queu was just filling up. I just joined the crowd initially but was very quickly spotted as a tourist and ushered to the front...
by Fenna
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Silk Road travel budget Q&A
Replies: 2
Views: 1065

Re: Budget and expenses

I have only been to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan (though from what I've understood, Kazak would be the most expensive and Tajikistan the least, so these two probably present a happy medium). I spent roundabout 350-450 euro in a two-week period, backpacking on a budget. With regards to money: bringing h...