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A Beginner’s Guide to Central Asian Embassies

The former Soviet Republics in Central Asia– Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan– are fascinating, oft-ignored, and mysterious. Getting visas to visit all of them, especially for a Yank, would be a monumental task. That’s why on a recent trip to Washington, DC, I opted for a far easier task– visiting every one of these countries’ embassies and asking for travel brochures. Continue reading