Tag Archives: Uzbek

Backwater Cosmopolitan

Before this trip, the only time I had spent in Osh were the five days around the elections in October of last year. Although I have been reading about this city for over a decade, only now am I getting … Continue reading

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The First Day of School…

September 1 marks the first day of school for children all across Kyrgyzstan. To distinguish this day, parents dress children in their nicest clothes. The uniform colors are black and white for everyone, boys in black suits and girls in … Continue reading

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