- 'If it rained stones, we would find a way to survive.'Life is tough in Tajikistan, but as the saying goes, they are a resilient folk. A few factoids about the country for you, coz we all love those, to paint a bit of a picture:
[float=left][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/477075/IMG_1424.jpg thumb=h Posted by chrisgulik in Eurostar to Auckland | Aug 16, 2012
- In the heart of Islamic architecture and blistering heatLEAVING TAJIKISTAN:
We left Tajikistan doing a 12-hour bus ride that was .. hum... CRAZY! Going through a DARK LONG tunnel (6 km long)- I have no idea how the driver could see anything and the road was so bad that Posted by soafrica in Kashi to Istanbul on two wheels | Aug 16, 2012
- One of life's highsThe Fan Mountains are rugged, bare, remote, and so high (peaking at 5,487m). Glaciers drip feed gurgling ice blue rivers and stone cold, perfectly blue, alpine lakes. It is a spectacular environment; we spent four days hiking through it and Posted by chrisgulik in Eurostar to Auckland | Aug 3, 2012
- From Kashgar to civil unrest in TajikistanCYCLING THE PAMIR HIGHWAY
First contact with Kashgar, China: 2 armed guards at the door... maybe a premonition for what was to come in Tajikistan.
We did not reach the hotel before 2000 that night and I went to bed without eating.. Posted by soafrica in Kashi to Istanbul on two wheels | Jul 30, 2012
- Khorog, TajikistanHi All,
The last 3 days have been interesting to say the least. I am sorry we haven't posted the but the phone has completely stopped working here in Tajik and internet cafes are far and few between. In Posted by madpax in Ramble On... | Aug 12, 2010
- BeginningsThe first words of my first travel blog . . . what should they be?
It's getting hot here in Dushanbe and my patience with 5 year olds is wanning. I look forward to leaving. There are two flights Posted by zandara in Explorations | Jun 5, 2008