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Amazing Hospitality in Tajikistan

What should I say about Tajikistan? Tajikistan is one of the countries with the most hospitable people I ever met. You can knock on any door and ask “Chai? Plov?” and they will be like “Sure, come in. Drink my tea, eat my plov and sleep in my house.”. And then they will never just […]

Kyrgyz yurt

Wild wild Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is the Wild Wild West of Central Asia. Infants are put in the saddle of a donkey and kids grow up wrecking horses down the hills. The Kyrgyz people have lots of traditional and very barbaric horse games and if not fighting on horses they will test their strength in wrestling. The food is […]

River at Ani - Border Turkey Armenia

Hiking experiences in Kurdistan

Picnic in the mountains of Amedi So in Iraqi Kurdistan I stayed one day with a nice guy in Amedi and we had a great picnic in the Mountains. The next day I decided to go hiking in the mountains. The people told me it is dangerous to go alone in the mountains but there […]