Welcome to the Ashgabat Gazette


The page is the index to my "Ashgabat Gazette" pages. They record my experiences while I was doing some work in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan in Central Asia.

The Weather in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
Compliments of Weather Underground

Ashgabad Gazette Issue 01 Preparation
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 02 The Journey
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 03 Being There
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 04 A Dust Storm
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 05 The Sunday Market
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 06 Living and Working
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 07 The Wonder of Ashgabad
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 08 The Revenge of the Fly
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 09 Remembrance Day
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 10 The Cruiser
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 11 Gifts, Food & Bicycling
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 12 The Cult of Personality
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 13 A Bad Hair Day
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 14 A Wedding Feast
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 15 Fountains
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 16 A Dinner with Duran's Family
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 17 Miscellaneous Items
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 18 Currency Economics
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 19 The Underground Lake, a Wedding and Goek-Tepe
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 20
National Day
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 21
Thin Slices of Life and
the War Memorial
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 22
Asat and His Brother
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 23
Carpets at the Sunday Market
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 24
My Party
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 25
A Hike in the
Kopet Dag Mountains
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 26
The Tolkushka Market
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 27
A Visit to the National History Museum
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 28
Shopping in Ashgabad
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 29
Lenin Versus Pushkin
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 30
Economic Reality and Monuments
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 31
Begging, Superstitions and the Telephone System
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 32
The Gray Weather and Mourning a Death
Ashgabad Gazette
Special Bird Issue
Pictures of the birds that I have been able to photograph
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 33
Carpets, Neutrality Day and Bellwether Beer
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 34
A Christmas Party, Bellwether Beer and Yet More Tolkushka
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 35
Nahss and a Russian Orthodox Church
Ashgabad Gazette Issue 36
An Expat Christmas and an Apology
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 37
A Visit, More Battery Problems, and a Views from the Tower of Power
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 38
Efes and
Craftsmanship & Standards
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 39
New Year's Eve in Ashgabat
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 40
A Frosty New Year and Blue Clothing
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 41
Bread and a Walk
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 42
A Visit to Anau
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 43
The Economy
Ashgabat Gazette
Special Carpet Issue
Turkmen Carpets: The Skinny
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 44
Bubbles, Clouds & People
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 45
Carpets and City Hall
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 46
Four in the Park and Cheddar Cheese Omelets
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 47
Two in the Park, a Reception and a Past Hero
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 48
The Other Russian Orthodox Church
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 49
The Cult of Personality: A Reprise
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 50
A Party and a Trip Home
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 51
Preparation and a Return
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 52
Views of Ashgabat
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 53
Teaching Poetry
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 54
The Iceberg Cafe, Sects, and Manat Stability
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 55
A Picnic and Acquaintances
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 56
The People-to-People People
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 57
A Sprained Wrist, a Meeting at the Iceberg and the Economy
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 58
Ice Cube Trays, a Remembrance, and People Practicing Their English on You
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 59
Some Old Rumors and a New Mosque
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 60
Meeting Shokrat and Studying Russian
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 61
A Turkmen Party and Lunch, Serdar and Language Skills
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 62
Vocabulary Training and Meeting a Fan
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 63
The Gas Pipeline, a Tourist Agency, and Meeting People
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 64
My Party
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 65
Friends, the Weather and Montana Sport
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 66
A Trip to Mary
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 67
Merv
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 68
A Bicycle Ride, a Ziggurat, and Views of the "Mall"
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 69
Independence Day and the Trip Home
Ashgabat Gazette Issue 70
 

 

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