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What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?

Work has been great with good embassy leadership and good morale despite a somewhat strained bilateral relationship.

The outdoors are amazing.

Really good families and people here. - Sep 21, 2017


The only thing I enjoy here are the incredible mountains. Words cannot describe how spectacular they are. But in the city, you can't even see them because of pollution. That's about it. The local dishes are good, but there are only a few- lagman and plov are good. - Jan 16, 2015
Learning about Central Asian culture and religion. Making new friends. Learning new languages. Meeting people from all over the former Soviet Union and hearing about their lives. - May 13, 2014
Learning Russian, fruit that tastes like fruit, surprising kindnesses, trips to the mountains, eating out, the state opera, and ballet. - Dec 17, 2011