NomadXpress’ top 20 + 1 experiences in Central Asia

Central Asia by NomadXpress
In respect of our NomadXpress' tradition, after the Balkans and Middle East "Best of", here you have our personal list of tops in Central Asia, including Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. The list is not exhaustive nor following any specific ranking. It is only the spontaneous outcome of our free memory and imagination across these timeless countries still p...
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48 hours around SONG-KÖL: trek, yurt stay and horse-riding

SON KÖL: trek, yurt and horse-riding, Kyrgyzstan
Situated at an altitude of 3016 m, Song-Köl is definitely a must-see inside the spellbinding panorama of Kyrgyzstan. It is a beautiful alpine lake enclosed by snowy mountains, thriving pastures and nomadic yurt camps, partially dedicated to tourists as well. We chose the cheapest and most fascinating way to arrive there, that is from the northern side and the small vil...
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4 days trek in Arslanbob

Arslanbob - Kyrgyzstan
If you do like trek and horse activities, you surely cannot miss Kyrgyzstan in your Silk Road journey. Studded with verdant valleys, candid peaks and alpine lakes, the country is the perfect scenario for hiking among the natural beauties and sleep under the beaming stars. Furthermore, it has surprisingly developed a community-based tourism (CBT) system by which you can easil...
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Worldwide Cuisine

As Spanish-Italian food lovers, we couldn't help creating a section for all the different dishes and styles of cooking we are tasting during our tour.  Don't forget to click on the photos for more info! Bon appetit !!! SLOVENIA Slovenian food was the beginning of our cookery pilgrimage, where we relished our first fresh fish plate at the Lubjiana open air market, to...
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When to travel through the Silk Road?

The first question we asked ourselves when were planning a trip across the Silk Road was: WHEN should we start our adventure? Among all the aspects we pondered over, we definitely found crucial the weather factor. Our adventure will measure at least 8.000 km and our main target is accomplishing it only by ground transportation. We will be inevitably faced with unpredictable...
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Central Asia

Central Asia by Nomadxpress
Central Asia is the beginning of the adventure for Nomadxpress. We are not going to touch all the "-stans" countries. But we hope to get involved with the local people and customs despite the comunication and weather difficulties. OUR CENTRAL ASIA LOG (July - August 2016): 01/07 - 05/07: Baku > Aktau (KAZ) - 500 km by boat, Caspian Shipping Company, 80 $, bought at ...
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