Tajikistan: Building the World’s Biggest Teahouse

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Rows of scaffolding cover one of the large teahouse reception rooms still under construction. (Photo: David Trilling)

Step past the giant plaster waterfall taking shape in the foyer, skirt the billiard hall with ornate damask wallpaper, and a splendid ballroom opens up.

“This is the president’s dining room,” a foreman says proudly, pointing out the intricate wood carvings covering each wall.

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