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An Afternoon in Afghanistan (sort of)

This post was written by Silvia Lawrence, who can be found blogging from Heart My Backpack.   The border guard adjusted the gun slung across his back and reached out to take our passports. “Do you speak Russian?” he asked. “Yes, some.” “We’ll keep your passports with us here, and you can pick them up when you return to Tajikistan.” We handed over our... read more

Pamiri and Proud

“How much cash should we take with us to Tajikistan?” I asked the perpetually-grumpy-but-secretly-nice worker at our hostel in Osh. “$800” WHAT the what.  $800 should (ideally, H&M visits excluded) last me more than one month!  We repeatedly heard that Tajikistan, in particular the Pamir region, could be expensive, but there was no way we were going to pass up traveling The... read more

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