My Second Kazakh Host Family – Orazimbetovs

Second Kazakh Host Family

This is my second Peace Corps Host Family, the Orazibetovs.  They had their hands full dealing with me since I am, umm, a big trouble maker common for young Americans living overseas for the first time.  I really miss them and hope to see them at least one more time in my life time. Continue Reading

Tash Kumyr, Kyrgyzstan

Tash Kumyr, Kyrgyzstan

We spent half a day in Tash Kumyr, Kyrgyzstan, testing students for ACCELS "Freedom Support Act's FLEX" program.  It is a small city that can be difficult to reach.  We had to drive along a mountainside until we reached the dam.  From there we could cross a bridge over the Naryn River to Tash Kumyr. Continue Reading