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Biggest Mistakes

Tashkent: Airport_1

Make it through immigration with communication reduced to a nod of the head and a surly smile. The first words directed at me after disembarking are from a customs officer staring intently at two properly-hopefully completed declarations forms “you just made the biggest mistake of your life”.

Followed by a smile. A typo corrected. Welcome to Uzbekistan.

Long haul, customs and humour don’t mix well.

Tashkent: Airport_2