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Childhood In Central Asia: A Primer

“So to you, all the kids/ All across the land There’s no need to argue/ Parents just don’t understand”  While these lines certainly hold true for those whose parents insist on buying them dorky clothes that provoke fits of laughter … Continue reading

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Going Native: Kazakhstan via Americans II

Part II of our thorough, incisive, unbiased, wholesome, American, thirdhand account of Kazakhstan. (Continued from Part I.) Names: Mark and Mike Location: Taraz, a reasonably picturesque college town Profession: Peace Corps non-profit management consultant and English teacher, respectively Kaz21 Newbies, Mark, … Continue reading

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Kashmiri Weddings: A How to Guide

Love is in the air in Kashmir (as well as stones, bullets, and weird theories about society and evolution inanely harvested from the Koran) and with premarital pank-hankery frowned upon by all cultures within the nearest several thousand miles, one … Continue reading

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