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These young kids came for nowhere  
   

These young kids came for nowhere

and started pushing us up the hills. It was nice of them but then they asked us for money... and they got snacks instead. They weren't happy.
I could swim to Afghanistan... The Wakhan Corridor

October 29th 2013
After 10 wonderful days on the plateau at 4500m of altitude, getting back into town at Khorog was very difficult. I couldn’t stand the noise, the traffic, the dust (you’d think I’d be used to such things after 7 years in China!), and the owners of the guesthouse I stayed at really irritated me. My initial plan was to go on to Dushanbe but the cyclists I met, those who had ridden from the cap ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Ishkashim

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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Tot: 0.176s; Tpl: 0.009s; cc: 28; qc: 126; dbt: 0.0437s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.7mb