The easy “how to-guide” to get some kisses on your hand. Printed on a 1 kg pack of wheat flour in a Tajik super market.
In Tajikistan you don´t meet a lot of tourists. If you meet some, they are hardly ever just travelling, they are on a quest or challenging themselves. They are cycling through the heat of Central Asia, going by motorcycle or traveling the world in 800 days (http://www.aroundtheworldin800days.com/) One of them is Andy. A guy from […]
Ich spreche kein Russisch, ich spreche kein Tadschikisch. Da hilft nur Mimik, Gestik, Körpersprache und Intuition. Welche Situation fühlt sich gut an, wem vertraue ich? Manchmal nimmt das bizarre Formen an. Vor ein paar Tagen: Ich bin mit meiner großen, schwarzen Tasche unterwegs und will öffentlich nach Penjikent fahren. Ich kenne nicht den Preis für […]
The first thing I noticed about Dushanbe was even before I landed. We were flying over the city to land on the airport and I only saw proper houses and clean streets. Everything seemed so correct, I didn´t see any chaotic construction works or shanty towns or something that seemed sloppy. It was just a […]
In Dushanbe close to the Green Bazar: Here you can pick your favorite telephone number and buy a contract for your new mobile phone!
This is my new home for a week: Rudaki Avenue 160. The city is sizzling: 40 degrees celcius, hot and arid. Everybody walks slowly or sits in the shade. Only a few cars are driving.