the ten thousand

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If you like food, Tashkent is the best place in Uzbekistan. Sure, other areas have their own specialties, but only the big city offers such a large variety of different flavors to choose from, including Korean, Georgian, and Vietnamese.

So we ate and we ate. Sometimes we had exotic foods, sometimes we tried local stuff:

The above dish is called naryn and is made of noodles, horse meat, and onions. It’s quite tasty.

Oh, and I found out that inflation-ridden Uzbekistan had finally created a new banknote:

10.000 som bill y’all!

This was the biggest note you could carry around.
It was worth a bit more than one dollar.

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