Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tadjikistan

Still in our little peloton, we continued to Tadjikistan. We’d all been looking forward to this country. Me in particular, because I had a visitor. Back in februari, when I was planning my onward route from Tehran, and mentioned I … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan

Uzbeks are tough nuts to crack, real businessmen. No more Middle Eastern presents. Every deal is a struggle. It’s one big conspiracy. On the other hand, their businesses are designed to be bad. In Karimov’s dictatorship, as we learned, success means sharing with the government. … Continue reading

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