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Jul 25, 2009 - How Shawkat Ako crosses the borders

25/07/09 Osh - Khojand km "How Shawkat Ako crosses the borders" Early up.Breakfast al- Daniyov saying goodbye no handshake for me. Tahir is name of driver, who turns out not to be talkative. Landscape mountains no trees, desertlike. Yurts horse Around half past 10, we pAss the first enclave. We do not enter, but stop for repair of fan belt: we take a coffee and a tea. Again the two other guests Go around 2 Enclaves. Dusty dirt roads, not abandoned Lunch at Batken. Sad place Border crossing at Batken. The Russian origin officer has to...

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