October 14, 2018
Getting to Urgench Railway Station from Khiva
The NEW rail link to Khiva (due to open late 2018)
Arriving at Tashkent S...
October 13, 2018
There are always more photos to be shared but sharing them all on this journal page will just make it look cluttered so...
Departing Bukhara 1 Railway Station
Arriving at Urgench Railway Station (and getting to Khiva)
There is a dail...
October 12, 2018
October 11, 2018
Known as the "SHARQ", this is Uzbekistan's next best train after the "Afrosiyab". It travels the same route as the "Afrosiyab" (from Tashkent to Samarkand and Bukhara) but tak...
October 10, 2018
Madrasa Tilya Kori / Sherdor Madrasa / Ulu Bey Madrasa
The "Afrosiyab" is Uzbekistan's high speed train linking together the major tourist cities of Bukhara, Samarkand and Tashkent. The trains are Spanish built "Talgo" sets capabl...
October 9, 2018
To travellers who had never visited Tashkent, the Tashkent Metro remained a mysterious hidden wonder of artistically designed stations and passageways until June 2018, when th...
The Chorsu Bazaar is not far from the centre of Tashkent and can easily be accessed on the Tashkent Metro (worth a visit in its own right) - the...
October 8, 2018
Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan
Arrival of Train No. 001X at Tashkent Station
Getting to Alamaty 1 Station
Arriving at Tashkent Central Railway Station
Train No. 001X depart...
October 7, 2018
Ascension Cathedral (Zenkov's Cathedral)
The Beatles Statue and Kok Tobe by cable car
St Nicolas Cathedral
October 6, 2018
Astana-1 "Астана-1" Station
Astana-Nurly Zhol "Астана-Нурлы Жол" Station
Alma-Ata 2 "Алматы-2" Station
Timetable for Trai...
October 5, 2018
Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre
Nur Astana Mosque
Architecture around Nurzhol Boulevard
September 29, 2018
Kingham is a beautiful village along the North Cotswold railway, and with a direct hourly train service to London, it is perhaps the perfect day trip destination for those wit...