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on the market in Iskhashim  

on the market in Iskhashim

The Wakhan valley - Afghanistan's back door

July 26th 2007
Safely arrived in Dushanbe, I took my time to relax and regain strength for the next step of my journey... The city itself is very nice, though unexciting and not very interesting. You’ll find tree-lined avenues filled with Russian cars, big Land rovers of development aid workers and the occasional Mercedes of a Tajik who made his fortune with his contacts or by selling out the country's resour ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan

Tajikistani Flag The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917. Bolshevik control of the area was fiercely contested and not fully reestablished until 1925. Tajikistan beca... ... read more
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