Nomadxpress’ top 20 experiences in the MIDDLE EAST (Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan & Iran)

Middle East
As we did after completing the Balkans, it is now time to share our top experiences across the magic Middle East Region (including the Caucasian countries). 1. HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGHT IN CAPPADOCIA (Turkey), unmissable! 2. FERRY BOAT ACROSS THE BOSPHORUS IN ISTANBUL (Turkey), to appreciate the majestic size and sides of the city. 3.VISIT & TREKKING AT DAVIT GARE...
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How to get from Baku to Aktau by ship

cross from baku to aktau by ferry
After being denied the Turkmenistan Visa in Iran, we had to come up with a new route to be able to follow our journey on the Silk Road towards Uzbekistan. The only safe option at that moment (excluding Afghanistan and Pakistan) was across the Caspian Sea from Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan, where many nationalities currently do not need Visas. Once you are in Baku, you have to f...
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How to get the Uzbekistan Visa in Teheran (IRAN) and Baku (AZERBAIJAN)

Uzbekista Visa in Teheran - Uzbekistan Visa in Baku
In order to enter Uzbekistan you need to apply in advance for a Visa, unless you come from the following countries. Visa on arrival is only viable at the airport and just if your home country has not diplomatic delegations in its territory Conversely, the best solution would be to request it in your home country, facing fewer problems and reducing waiting time on the road....
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How to get the Azerbaijan Visa in Teheran, Iran

Azerbaijan Visa in Teheran, Iran
If you are denied like us the Turkmenistan Visa in Iran and you wish to follow the Silk Road to Uzbekistan overland, you could go back to Azerbaijan to try to catch a boat bringing you from Baku to Aktau (Kazakhstan), where many nationalities are currently benefitting from the temporary visa-free policy up to 15 days stay. Citizens from almost all nationalities require a...
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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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Middle East

Middle East in the Silk Road
After nearly two months crossing the Balkans, it is time to leave Europe and enter the charming, adventurous Asia. Turkey is our first stop. OUR MIDDLE EAST LOG (April - June 2016): 25/04: Rhodes Town > Fethiye (TR) - 92.2 km by ferry, Aegean Prince, 50 € , bought at the port. 26/04: Fethiye > Ölüdeniz > Kabak (Lycian Way) > Fethiye > Demre - (17 km +...
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