Dushanbe, Shaartuz, Garm March 28th 2006 There is a weekly flight from Munich to Dushanbe which saves a transit in Moscow, and if you have a letter of invitation, you can get a visa on arrival.
Dushanbe is a peaceful city in the trees; everybody walks, street sweepers are out in the early morning to brush away the leaves. The cars are mostly Lada's, a perfect car for the environment since you can fix it yourself. Electric powered buse ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan 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