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Day Journeys from Dushanbe

In easy reach of Dushanbe, there are a number of places of varied interest. These include:

—    Superb walks in the mountains, seeing how country people live and enjoying their hospitality.

—    Opportunities to view wildlife.

—    Visiting villages where the people speak a language Alexander the Great might have heard.

—    Visiting the site of one of the ancient fortresses of Central Asia (Hissor).

—    Seeing examples of impressive Soviet industrial achievements (and some of the failures).

—    Just sitting in the shade at a choikhona (teahouse or restaurant by a river).

—    Seeing buzkashi, the wildest game in the world.