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Moving out

TAJIKISTAN | Sunday, 5 May 2013 | Views [223]

After a week training just outside the city, all of my fellow volunteers and I were desperate to see the city. We had got in to a cosy routine at the Bahoristan centre, getting up for the 8 o’clock breakfasts, beginning our all day sessions at ... Read more >


Anonymity

TAJIKISTAN | Sunday, 5 May 2013 | Views [273]

Anonymity is something I have already come to appreciate in my few days in Tajikistan. Our group arrived on a cloudy March 15 th at the YHA in St Pancras for one last training session before our flight to Moscow the next day. From Moscow we would transfer ... Read more >

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Fundraising

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 5 May 2013 | Views [253]

‘So what is it you’re actually going to be doing out in Tajikistan?’   ‘Umm……’   Ah, the one, simple question I had failed to answer and when I realise my mistake ... Read more >

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Understanding a Culture through Food

TAJIKISTAN | Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | Views [205] | Scholarship Entry

The rain had relieved the dusty streets and the evening hummed with silence. I stepped where my host went before me, trusting her instincts were honed to the powerless Tajik nights. ‘A little further’. An enviable confidence. Lost in a sightless world ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2013


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