Turkmenistan: Travelogue

Joshua Kucera just visited Turkmenistan, which he entered rather smoothly from Azerbaijan. Josh visited a burning gas crater, the Museum of Fine Art in the capital Ashgabad, and had a tour guide who wasn't quite getting the numbers right. He also acquainted himself with the (rather barren) local media landscape and found that ex-President Turkmenbashi's is quite like Anakin Skywalker.

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