I have been home from Uzbekistan for a week now, and I am already missing the friendliness of my new friends. Having spent 10 days surrounded by great company, coming home to a small flat with my grandparents and having to serve miserable customers in a supermarket every day is definitely not ideal.
Reflecting on my pre-trip speculations, each of my expectations and presumptions about Uzbekistan were proved wrong in every way possible. The internet created a blurred image of Uzbekistan, painting the country as undeveloped, extremely religious and not really worth visiting, additionally the photographs found on google images are all extremely photoshopped, or government approved so there is very little in the way of reality provided online.
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