ENTRY INTO KAZAKHSTAN

31 July 2008: Tashkent – ShymkentThe routine of passing the border restarts for our passing from Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan.We arrived late in the night in Chymkent where we had a dinner and slept on a parking in the open-air, under the protection of the local police.In few days we should…

HONOUR TO GREECE AND THE OLIVE TREE

30 July 2008: TashkentOn the occasion of our stop in Tashkent, famous for its huge greek community (more than 15000 greek people currently live in the city), a protocol of collaboration has been signed between the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Tashkent and Messenia.In the night, the greek community…

TOWARDS TASHKENT

29 July 2008: Samarkand – TashkentBecause of the Routes of the Olive Tree’s bus breakdown of the air conditioning, the bus got stuck in Samarkand till late in the afternoon in order to be fixed. Meanwhile, the riders peacefully drew up to the capital city of the country, Tashkent, where…

LETS MEET IN THE REGISTAN!

28 July 2008: SamarkandAnother resting day in another outstanding city : Samarkand and its monuments that become more and more beautiful as we go further in the city. We discovered places full of history and Uzbeks wanting more than ever to meet new foreigners.By the end of the day, half…