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by netllama
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Afghanistan
Topic: Wakhan Corridor - Solo trekking to Chaqmaqtin Lake (report & guide)
Replies: 4
Views: 1858

Re: Wakhan Corridor - Solo trekking to Chaqmaqtin Lake (report & guide)

Thanks for sharing, this trip report is fantastic!
by netllama
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: ATM situation in Uzbekistan
Replies: 52
Views: 12477

Re: ATM situation in Uzbekistan

nabeelfarid wrote:Just wanted to confirm if there is any black market rate for Uzbekistan ?
No, that was discontinued long ago.
by netllama
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: trip report: KG, UZ & KZ
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Re: trip report: KG, UZ & KZ

If you have a decent sleeping bag for the multi-night trek, then you shouldn't need to worry about clothing too much. Maybe bring a light jacket. During the day its not cold, plus you'll be moving which will warm you up. Everywhere that you've listed in Uzbekistan will likely still be quite hot. I ...
by netllama
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: trip report: KG, UZ & KZ
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Re: trip report: KG, UZ & KZ

Thanks for this! I'd love your advice on packing for these 2 very different climates. I'm planning a similar trip for Aug 16 - Sep 2. I'm starting in Kyrgyzstan, with plans to do hiking, a multi-night trek to Song Kol, and just generally trying to do homestays in jailoos. Then, I'm planning to visi...
by netllama
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: ATM situation in Uzbekistan
Replies: 52
Views: 12477

Re: ATM situation in Uzbekistan

In Tashkent, the only ATM that I found anywhere that worked with Mastercard (to dispense Som) was in the Lotte Hotel, near the lobby.
by netllama
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: trip report: KG, UZ & KZ
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Re: trip report: KG, UZ & KZ

Jenksta wrote:Did you travel to any of the silk road trading centres in UZ? Like Rishton, Margilan, Fergana?
I've got a couple of spare days between KG and TJK and thought I might pop over the border to check out the ceramics and silk.
No, I didn't have time for those cities.
by netllama
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: trip report: KG, UZ & KZ
Replies: 6
Views: 628

trip report: KG, UZ & KZ

I recently returned from spending three weeks traveling around central Asia (specifically, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan). This was my first time in that region, and it was a fascinating experience. Trip Length: Including round trip flights, I spent 21 days traveling. It worked out to 6 days i...
by netllama
Sat Jul 27, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Uzbekistan May 2019 big trip report
Replies: 5
Views: 1347

Re: Uzbekistan May 2019 big trip report

Great trip report. I just returned from central asia last week, and spent time at many of the places that were mentioned in this report.
by netllama
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A
Replies: 124
Views: 24658

Re: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A

They don't add trains. Whatever exists is for sale. If you don't see what you need, you are either not searching correctly, or its already sold out.
by netllama
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Guide recs for Termez
Replies: 1
Views: 351

Guide recs for Termez

Does anyone have any guide recommendations for Termez? I already attempted to contact the 2 that are listed on the Termez page, but both are already booked for the date that I need in July.