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by Herbrandt
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Language
Replies: 10
Views: 4740

Re: Language

Wow Derek, thanks a lot for your feedback. That's pretty impressive what you're doing! I've read most entries in your travel blog and I'm really impressed. Amazing to see where you've been. I'll try to check your blog from now on. Good luck with the rest of your journey! :)
by Herbrandt
Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Language
Replies: 10
Views: 4740

Re: Language

Wow, thanks for the great responses from both of you! Greatly appreciated.
I was already thinking of at least trying to understand at least some basics, and maybe the cyrillic alphabet.
by Herbrandt
Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Language
Replies: 10
Views: 4740

Re: Language

Thanks for your response.
Okay, I understand why you will not do that. Forgive me of what I said about Iran, I've not read so much about it. Very nice, in fact, to hear from you that it is very safe there.
by Herbrandt
Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Hitch hiking in central asia
Replies: 6
Views: 2965

Hitchhiking

Anyone tried hitchhiking in Central Asia?

I was wondering whether it is a good means of travelling. I can imagine that, for example, in Kazakhstan there might be roads that are quite empty for most of the day. And what about safety? Any experiences? Or horror stories recommending not to do this?
by Herbrandt
Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Language
Replies: 10
Views: 4740

Re: Language

Hey Steven. Thanks for the information! I was asking because unfortunately I am not very good at languages. And before posting all of this, I was thinking of studying Russian or Turkish. Russian seemed the most practical, but I was thinking it might offend people when using a language which was only...
by Herbrandt
Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Language
Replies: 10
Views: 4740

Language

Hi! First of all, I love the existence of this website. I have been fascinated by Central Asia for quite some time now, but all that time I never heard of this site, which brings all the information together very nicely. So thanks a lot for that! :D I probably won't go to Central Asia for the next f...