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Dec 10, 2010 TJ Tajikistan

By Carrie Piesen, KF13, Tajikistan

As part of the application process for the Kiva Fellowship, prospective fellows have to submit a ranking of countries where they hope to be sent for their placement.  I’m sure Thailand, Samoa, and Costa Rica are lovely at this time of year, but there was little doubt in my mind as to which would be first on my list – what could be better than winter in Tajikistan?

This country has it all!  You want mountains?  They make up 93% of the country, making it one of the highest and most mountainous on earth.  Clear skies?...

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