Dating and marriage in tajikistan
He led the way to a square concrete house, which precariously perched on a hillside, surrounded by a pleasant verdant garden where a little metal gate lay ajar.
As a thank you for the lift, he urged us in for tea to meet his family.
We signalled to the driver to stop and offered him a lift.
He clambered in, clutching a plastic folder to his chest.
We later learned that this room was exclusively used to entertain guests.
I looked around at the thick brown and yellow carpet with chintzy floral motifs that covered the wooden floor planks and admired the garish designs of bright bananas and leafy plants with red fruits that decorated the cushions on the floor.