This brief conversation really occurred this past weekend:
Lives in XXXXXXX, Asia
Rick: You have to find out whether Arslan Levantinov is minister of tourism first.
Rick: He’s my only connection in Uzbekistan and I am unsure whether he is still in charge or in prison.
Rick: No, sorry, I only have accounts from people who have been there, with names that are often clearly false…The best thing would be to consult a taxi driver. Despite what you might hear, taxi drivers throughout the world are for the most part quite honest.
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