Names: Mumin (M) and Dilshod (D)
Ages: 45 and 30
Lives with: (M) Single with daughter (age 18), (D) Family and children (ages 5,1)
Location: Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Occupation: Bus Driver
For How Long: 8 years and 5 years
Company: Always with tourist company
Favorite Song: (M) Russian Folk Songs, (D) Shilarjurive (my first love)
Mumin and Dilshod maintained brilliant smiles and attitudes throughout our 10 day journey through Uzbekistan on our GAdventure Multi-Stan tour. During one of the drives through the countryside I was able to ask them a few questions...
And the spotlight begins….
Why Did You Choose to Work for a Tourist Company: Because the salary is good.
Tell Me About Tourism in the Country: It is very useful because it is a cooperation, friendship, and hospitality. And different types of business can appear on the basis of tourism.
Will you learn English: (M)Yes, if I will have the opportunity I will learn.
(D) Yes, very interested.
What do you like about the job: (M) I love everything… everything about it.
(D) I like the road… being on the road. I like long drives.
1 Future Goal: (M) To create happiness. One the goals to marry the tourist. I cannot find one.
(D) To see my children to grow up to be good people.
1 tip for tourists: (M) Never forget me… that you were with me and the time we spent together.
(D) Not to forget the same moments.
1 Fear: Only GOD. Only GOD. Only GOD.
How often do you work: From the beginning of season to the end. 4 months. Work one season in a year. April – October.
Thank you for a smooth, enjoyable ride throughout Uzbekistan! May the road treat you well...