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Osh Osh Baby!!!!

September 13th 2014
Dearest readers, We are well into September, and I have been in Kyrgyzstan for over 4 months now. And not to get all Old-Lady on y’all, but wowzers how time has flown!!! I am now a fully fledged Peace Corps volunteer, having been sworn in a couple months back, but only at the end of August really completed the training for the start of service. For the last two weeks I have been back in ... read more
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Kyrgyzstani Flag A Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions, Kyrgyzstan was annexed by Russia in 1864; it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Nation-wide demonstrations in the spring of 2005 resulted in the oust... ... read more
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14th September 2014

A slice of perfection
Well, I must say that I'm completely enamored with Osh--especially fountains that shoot water and the riveresque pools--much more upscale than the places I've been staying in drought-ridden Peru and Bolivia. Plus, you're taking off for some sightseeing. No offense, but this place sounds heavenly, so why do they need Peace Corps workers? I can show you some real hovels (and beautiful sites) down here. Please advise!

Tot: 1.652s; Tpl: 0.03s; cc: 20; qc: 81; dbt: 0.0467s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.5mb