When I’m in Tajikistan I use BARF to clean my clothes! What is even funnier is the fine print under the “B”. It appears that Barf’s PR person knew the pleasure that foreigners would get from its name and in an attempt to diminish their enjoyment they put “Barf mean snow.” There you go kids, Tajik lesson #1.
My Tajikistan August 18th 2006 So, this is only the third entry on www.travelblog.org for Tajikistan. Unfortunately, the country doesn’t get much coverage, but I aim to change that. I will be working for over half a year in the Rasht Valley and my job will be taking me to some of the more remote areas of the country. The country is already pretty remote considering the limited number of flights in to the capital, Dushanbe, ... 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
I made the mistake of leaving home and I haven't had a good meal since! Well, not really. Pigeon is pretty good, so is pickled raw herring, and I might be able to tell you about sheep’s eye soon.... full info