2012
05.03

SYNOPSIS:  SOVIET-ERA TASHKENT – TIME TRAVEL TO THE GOOD-OLE DAYS

There is nothing special about the airport in Tashkent. Airports – or what limited insight you have when you land in one terminal and get channeled up and down staircases and through hallways to the exit – all seem to look alike. A narrow corridor fanned out into five customs control booths. Since I had a seat at the front of the airplane, I was one of the first to reach the booths.  A long, hard look at all the visas in my grimy looking passport, a stamp and I was out in the luggage area.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY