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by samanthalee
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Cross-border market in Khorog and Ishkashim
Replies: 14
Views: 7656

Re: Cross-border market in Khorog and Ishkashim

Ishkashim market closed today due to “trouble” - couldn’t find out anything more
by samanthalee
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Kyrgyzstan travel sharing
Topic: Join us! Osh>Kazarman>Song Kul>Bishkek
Replies: 0
Views: 159

Join us! Osh>Kazarman>Song Kul>Bishkek

Hey all!! Myself and a friend are looking for 1-2 others to join us on a trip from Osh to Bishkek with the following itinerary: Aug 31: Osh to Kazarman via Uzgen district, Jalalabad. Overnight at home stay in Kazarman. Sep 1: Kazarman to Song Kul, overnight at Yurt stay. Sep 2: In the morning horse ...
by samanthalee
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Penjikent Border Crossing Reports
Replies: 54
Views: 20228

Re: Penjikent Border Crossing Reports

Crossed about a week ago from Uzbekistan to Dushanbe - I followed the transit instructions on the Caravanistan blog to get from central Samarkand to the border - all worked out well, just waited at the bus stop across from the Registan beside Labi G’or restaurant and looked for “Kaftarxona” written ...
by samanthalee
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Socialist Modernist Architecture in the ‘Stans
Replies: 1
Views: 201

Socialist Modernist Architecture in the ‘Stans

Hey all! Just wanted to share a resource I stumbled across that’s been really great whilst travelling in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. It’s an initiative by BACU called Socialist Modernism (http://socialistmodernism.com/about/). The Instagram page is @socialistmodernism and the app is calle...
by samanthalee
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Pamir Highway rideshare
Topic: Dushanbe to Osh - Aug 20 (10 days) - 2 spots!
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: Dushanbe to Osh - Aug 20 (10 days) - 2 spots!

$1200 total, up for any suggestion changes :) Our itinerary: Day 1 - Dushanbe to Kalaikumb via Nurek water reservoir and lunch at Kulob city, overnight home stay in Roma Day 2 - Kalaikumb to Rushan along Pianj River, overnight stay at guest house Day 3 - Drive to Bartang valley, trekking to Jisev va...
by samanthalee
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Pamir Highway rideshare
Topic: Dushanbe- osh solo traveler looking for group
Replies: 4
Views: 276

Re: Dushanbe- osh solo traveler looking for group

Hey guys! Myself (26 y/o Canadian female) and Devony (27 y/o American female) are planning a Pamir highway journey from Dushanbe to Osh departing on August 20, over 10 days. We have a driver lined up and it will cost $1200 in total. Let me know if any of you are interested! Send me a private message...
by samanthalee
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Pamir Highway rideshare
Topic: Dushanbe>Osh depart Aug 15-17, 8-10 days
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: Dushanbe>Osh depart Aug 15-17, 8-10 days

Fran - I think 7 days is unfortunately too short for the both of us, we’re leaning more towards 10 days
by samanthalee
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Pamir Highway rideshare
Topic: Dushanbe>Osh depart Aug 15-17, 8-10 days
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: Dushanbe>Osh depart Aug 15-17, 8-10 days

Still looking for another travel bud! Looks like we will be leaving Dushanbe on Aug 18 or later :)

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