| 9 April 2014

Companions in Fate: Wayfaring between Murghab and Osh

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Murghab, Tajikistan. The town lies on the Pamir Highway, which links Khorog in Tajikistan with Osh in the Kyrgyz Fergana Valley. It is mid September and there are no regular buses to Osh; the only means of transport are share taxis. I spend two full days at the bazaar looking for a ride. Several drivers plan to leave but none has enough passengers to do the trip. The following morning, we are finally a group of six ready to leave: an elderly Uzbek lady, her two granddaughters, a Pamiri businesswoman, a Kyrgyz law student and I. (…)

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