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  • Border hopping the Fergana Valley Part of the reason the trip lasted and travelled as much as it did was due to the complexities of Central Asian political geography. Whilst the whole area was part of the Soviet Union, mov Posted by kmmk17 in Kevin's Travels | Oct 3, 2016
  • Through the Tunnel of Death After many days in the flat desert of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, we were now entering the Tian Shan covering Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Today consisted of a drive through the mountains f Posted by kmmk17 in Kevin's Travels | Oct 2, 2016
  • Delightful Dushanbe Waking up on Sunday morning - we had our last breakfast in Uzbekistan, before boarding our coach to take us to the Tajik border. Whilst the exit from Turkmenistan and entry into Uzbekis Posted by kmmk17 in Kevin's Travels | Oct 1, 2016
  • Tajikistan We spent only three days in the country, basing ourselves in the capital, Dushanbe, located in the west. For a history of Tajikistan, see: [[ Posted by janejoe in Central Asia - The "Stans" | Jun 10, 2017
  • Stan: TajikKokand, Uzbekistan is not far from one of the borders with Tajikistan, and I used local transport to get to the border. Trying to plan my Tajik itinerary was one of the trickiest things to so Posted by ksbacon in Bacon on the road | Sep 29, 2016
  • Touting Tajikistan and Afghanistan Aside from one local family, we are the only people crossing the border at Denau, Uzbekistan into Tajikistan which seems great until we realize that the border guards are restless. Within Posted by SpiceChronicles in The Spice Chronicles | Feb 6, 2016
  • Traversing the Pamir-Alai High mountain range in Tajikistan In the spring of 329 BC, Alexander the Great's conquests brought him to the river Oxus, which today forms the border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan at the city of Te Posted by Ramdas Iyer in Ramdas Iyer's- World Traveller Blogs | Jun 17, 2015
  • 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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