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UZBEKISTAN: The Little Green Running Man and Why Are All the Cars White?

I thought I knew how to cross a busy city street. I grew up in a city and have been crossing streets since I was 5 years old. I lived in New York and in D.C. I was fine. Then I moved to Tashkent. Tashkent’s roads are either huge boulevards with at least six lanes …

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UZBEKISTAN: “But, Officer, These Are Just Cinnamon Sticks!”

Three weeks after our first plunge in the Chorsu bazaar, we decided to try it again. This time, we used the correct metro exit and once again were assaulted by the bright sunshine and dry heat reaching mid-90s. Chorsu bazaar consists of several large areas, each serving a different purpose. There are the little walkways …

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