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Winter in Tajik Capital, the “Worst City in Asia”
Written by Mahina Shodizoda On 4 March 2014 @ 2:26 am | No Comments
In Central Asia & Caucasus, Citizen Media, Development, English, Quick Reads, Tajikistan
An expat blogger writes  about how she spent winter in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan.
I spent most of the coldest times huddled next to the space heater (pechka), cup of tea in hand. Some mornings everything in the kitchen froze. I once tried to pour hot water into a cold cup and it cracked in half…
On several nights the electricity went out, sometimes for hours…
The story helps understand why Dushanbe was recently ranked  the worst city in Asia for expatriates to live in.
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