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Where There Is No Reason

On our recent All-American Peace Corps Grand Tour of Kazakhstan 2010 (Kaz69), we spied on just about every Volunteer’s bookshelf their Corps-required copy of David Werner’s Where There Is No Doctor, a detailed (and very graphically illustrated) guide to facing … 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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Going Native: Kazakhstan via Americans I

Besides the litany of hygienic horrors and abuses of animals we now encounter on a daily basis, something we hadn’t anticipated before this trip was the basic acknowledgment that other cultures are scary and weird. When the time came to … Continue reading

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