Uzbekistan

 

Uzbekistan

And there we stood another time in front of a traffic light with another over enthusiastic driver next to our car trying to explain with heavily hand gestures to open our window. “Where are you from? Gollandiya!”, we answered in our best Russian. Our Russian vocabulary contains not many words, but Gollandiya is always good for some nice smiles and happy reactions. Just before the traffic light turned green he screamed “Welcome to Uzbekistan”. And he was gone. For Uzbek people it’s a national sport to start driving just before the traffic light turns green. Fortunately the warm welcomings didn’t end at the traffic light. Everywhere where we came we are greeted and in the Fergana valley we almost thought we were famous so many greetings and hand waves were meant for us.

 

 

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