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  • May/June 2011: Hiking & cycling in TajikistanTajikistan has just ca 8 million inhabitants (the capital Dushanbe 700 000), and although it is the smallest and poorest state in Central Asia, it is still huge compared to NL (but then, every country is huge compared to NL...). Posted by Marie-Jose in Marie-Jose going abroad | Feb 1, 2015
  • What if You had been Born Tajik?Obviously there’s no such thing that a typical Tajik person, but how would your life have looked if you had been born as an average Tajik and not as you – sitting there confidently reading a blog?[float=right][img= Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | Jun 11, 2013
  • A Stroll on the Afghan BorderFor the adventure the Wakhan Valley is a Tajikistan must-do. The valley marks the border between the Pamir and Hindu Kush mountains and is by its own standard absolutely stunning. And there’s exiting in knowing that there; 50 meters away, Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | Jun 3, 2013
  • Climbing a MountainIt feels like someone is standing on my chest and that my scull is suddenly too small, putting some heavy pressure on my brain. My ears are hurting because the air inside them is denser than on the outside and Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | May 30, 2013
  • '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= 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 Arrival: 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

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