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Aug 29, 2008 - Penjikent via Ayny

Pic To#3775-87 IN: #3789-3812 We leave at 7:30 - whole car 120 sum each, small vehicle. We climb out of the valley from Istaravshan, past a huge mud brick mfg 'yard'...piles & piles of mud bricks. Up top we see valley 360 degrees, haze all around, mtns some directions not even visible. Blue sky, smooth new asphalt 2+lane wide road. When we left Hotel Chashnobar the owner wished us well & safe journey, he seemed quite sincere. Found out last nite he is our age - born Oct 1944! Back down into valley we drive along past many apple orchards,...

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