Uzbekistan · 20. Februar 2014
Money in Uzbekistan is a complicated issue. The currency´s name is Som, which means “pure” or as the etymology implies “pure gold”. The highest bank note is 5000 Som which is equal to 2 USD on the official market (which nobody uses) and a bit more than 1 USD on the black market. That means, Tourist and locals have to carry around a huge bundle of money. Imagine, a dinner