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Month: July 2017

Uzbekistan: Samarkand to Tajikistan: Hisor – 10th to 17th Jul 2017

Uzbekistan: Samarkand to Tajikistan: Hisor – 10th to 17th Jul 2017

  Monday 10th July – Samarkand to Urtakishiak Distance: 40.01 km Total Distance: 14696.57 km Today we have a late start. We’re waiting for laundry, we publish the blog and Daz has to fix a flat tyre. The tube has two 1 cm slits – bizarre. Perhaps it exploded in the heat. It’s pretty unremarkable riding out of Samarkand but we stop for a great lunch. Out in the fields the locals are harvesting onions so we stop to help!…

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Uzbekistan: Nukus to Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand and Tashkent – 21st Jun to 9th Jul 2017

Uzbekistan: Nukus to Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand and Tashkent – 21st Jun to 9th Jul 2017

Wednesday 21st June – Nukus to Chilpyk (Bashnya Molchaniya) Distance: 54.99 km Total Distance: 14089.97 km This morning my Va-va-vroom just ain’t there. I feel absolutely shattered and I desperately want to sleep but breakfast calls. We’ve already decided where we’re camping tonight and it’s only 50km so after breakfast we hit the Number 1 (actually the only one according to Trip Advisor ) venue of Nukus. Few Museums in the Republic of Uzbekistan can boast of such a unique…

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