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Prelepa Osrednja Azija je nepozaben del sveta, ki ponuja pravo dozo avanturizma. Preko krompirjevih počitnic se bomo odpravili odkrivati Uzbekistan, kjer bomo poleg fantastičnih mest Samarkanda, Buhare in Hive spoznali še nomadski način življenja ob Aralskem jezeru, ko bomo prespali v jurti sredi ničesar in se z jipi podali na divjo vožnjo po puščavi. 1,143 more words


Leaving Khiva for Turkmenistan

This is just a very short post to say all is well. We have had an amazing time in Uzbekistan, made wonderful new friends in Samarkand, loved the architecture of Bukhara, enjoyed a $4 hair cut each, and made the most of our brief stay in Khiva. 137 more words


Area Studies: Russia/Eurasia

Over the last week and a half since A-100 ended, I’ve been immersed in AR281, otherwise known as Russia/Eurasia Regional Intensive Area Studies. My classes are held at the Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, VA, which is the same location where A-100, my… 733 more words

Foreign Service

Sneaky Snapshot : Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Spotted in one of the many restored buildings that make up the historical centre of Bukhara in Uzbekistan. A silk road city with a colourful history to match the brilliant colours of its domes and minarets. 13 more words


Hopping a midnight cargo ship bound for Kazakhstan


What a crazy day! After hours of cycling around the busy city I have my official deportation letter as well as a fresh Uzbekistan visa! 84 more words

Mango Guruhi - Gulbadan

Let’s start the week off with a pounder, shall we? Mango Guruhi are one of Uzbekistan’s more recent entries into the boyband market, as they have only started releasing music in the past few years, but they’ve been pumping out singles like there’s no tomorrow. 44 more words

Music Videos

Diary of a Blues fan - Round 19, 20, 21 vs assorted teams

It’s been a very lazy few weeks for this fan, with no weekly updates. This could be put down to many factors – many nights enjoying 1 drink amongst good company; many mornings beginning with an undeserving and mysterious sickness; busy singing and recording the new album in the studio; the continuing search for a wife, or at least someone with a passing interest in coffee/postal correspondence; and getting weird in Blake Gray’s backroom. 372 more words