Bike Travel in Central Asia (Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) – Episode 172

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The Amateur Traveler talks to Friedel from about their continuing bike tour around the world.

We talk about the Central Asian countries of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. This region of the world offers adventure travelers deserts, tea houses, camels, wild horses, yurts, tea houses, spectacular mountains, friendly locals and fermented mare’s milk.

Friedel was on previously talking about travel to Iran.

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Show Notes

Travelling Two : Biking The World
Friedel was previously on the show: Travel to Iran by Bike – Episode 134
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Uzbekistan visa

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Nice to listen to it. I heard so much about biking in Kyrgystan! I will go cycling Eastern Europe for 4 months from May. Keep up the good work. All the best, Matthias

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