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by semmel
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Re: Polygon
Replies: 13
Views: 4116

Re: Re: Polygon

update: I am in contact with a local tour guide... He told me the museum is closed, but the test site and the atomic lake are visitable. btw: We are doing a tour on 24th + 25th august (if someone wants to join just hit me a message) Hi there. I'm going to be there at the beginning of September. Did...
by semmel
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Bayzhansay Ghost Town
Replies: 5
Views: 1375

Re: Bayzhansay Ghost Town

we will do this tour (cave "Ak-Mosque" + Bayzhansay Ghost Town) on 19th august (if somebody wants to join, start/end: shymkent)
by semmel
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Best place for Plov in Tashkent?
Replies: 4
Views: 720

Re: Best place for Plov in Tashkent?

i tried the plov in the Central Asian Plov Center and it wasn't any special... it is cheap and the area has a atmosphere of a big canteen
by semmel
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Re: Polygon
Replies: 13
Views: 4116

Re: Re: Polygon

update:
I am in contact with a local tour guide... He told me the museum is closed, but the test site and the atomic lake are visitable.

btw: We are doing a tour on 24th + 25th august (if someone wants to join just hit me a message)
by semmel
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Bayzhansay Ghost Town
Replies: 5
Views: 1375

Re: Bayzhansay Ghost Town

@saule: thank you for the link and help

@togreiser: we will be there maybe mid/end august
by semmel
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Bayzhansay Ghost Town
Replies: 5
Views: 1375

Bayzhansay Ghost Town

Hi, I'm searching for some information how to visit the Bayzhansay Ghost Town. I think about traveling with train and make a one day stop in schymkent. Anybody know how to get to Bayzhansay Ghost Town from schymkent? are there any tours? can i go there with simple taxi or do i need 4WD? Anybody can ...
by semmel
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: (aral) zalanash - shipwrecks anymore?
Replies: 6
Views: 770

Re: (aral) zalanash - shipwrecks anymore?

I'm very interested in current situtaiton about shipwrecks in orthern aral sea (KZ) too. I want t ogo there in August

@mazeno
you have any updates which wrecks still exist? and is it possible to visit some of them with simple taxi (and walk maybe max 5km) or do you need a jeep?
by semmel
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: SIM card - internet connection
Replies: 6
Views: 1333

Re: SIM card - internet connection

Recently I got a ucell sim card in tashkent main store. Hotel registration slip was not required (was my first day and I had none)
by semmel
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Visiting the Aral Sea: Q&A
Replies: 17
Views: 4183

Re: Day trip from Kivah to Aral Sea

They arrenged them together to "protect" them. As far as i know these are the last remaining ships in the southern aralkum. All others were demolished by steal-robbers
by semmel
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Uzbekistan train booking with rzd.ru
Replies: 5
Views: 2848

Re: Uzbekistan train - no problem using rzd.ru

I have to warn everybody about this strategy! It woked for me but was very risky. I was in the exact same situation. Was sitting out of the country and had seen online that there were only 3 beds left (urganch -> bukhara). I booked the ticket with RZD.ru. The hassle started at the entrance of the tr...

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