‘Future energy’ – that’s the title of the EXPO exhibition taking place in Kazakhstan. But the future surprised a little the inhabitants of the post-Soviet republics.
Every day life in Kyrgyzstan
In Kyrgyzstan life goes on like this: first, you need to get married, then have children. The more, the better.
At the border I’m welcomed by the president of Tajikistan and new asphalt.
What it really is like up there
Zohid puts manure on a wheelbarrow and transports it on a little field by his house.
“That’s what an English teacher’s life looks like in Tajikistan,” he laughs.
From my experience
At Luneczka’s place we sleep with our feet under the table.
There are places in the world of names so magical that you are ready to pack and travel there just for the sound of words like Samarkand or Bukhara.
They appear out of nowhere. They come out of the steppe, although it seems that there’s nothing around.
The race through the desert
In Mashhad I got adopted.