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Tashkent Street Poster

Bored in Tashkent - Chasing Visas and ‘Vodka-Beer’

September 15th 2007
TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN - (July / August 2007) - (Wednesday 25th July to Friday 3rd August) - (Tashkent) The trip across the border from Khojand in Tajikistan into Uzbekistan went without a hitch. Everything was straight forward enough. Once in Uzbekistan, I immediately managed to get a taxi to the capital Tashkent without caring too much whether I was paying over the odds for the ride or not. I ... read more
Asia » Uzbekistan » Tashkent

Uzbekistani Flag Russia conquered Uzbekistan in the late 19th century. Stiff resistance to the Red Army after World War I was eventually suppressed and a socialist republic set up in 1924. During the Soviet era, intensive production of "white gold" (cotton) and grain... ... read more
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