After being down for over a year, I finally relaunched AmerasianWorld.com’s “Salaam Central Asia”. Salaam Central Asia was my first website devoted my experiences in Central Asia from 1997-1999. I will update the site to include my return to Kazakhstan from 2013-2016. The site is now running on WordPress after spending a day converting from […]
Category Archives: Karatau
One April 16, 2012 10:42 pm There is a group of people in my life whom I’m greatful for making me who I am. Dear Kevin, you are the first person in the list of this group. Today I would like to thank you for your great input in me. Unfortunately I do not remember […]
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.
This was my Washington, DC, and International Wall. I spent nearly three weeks in Washington, DC, in the summer of 1998 to get my wisdom teeth removed. On the right wall, you can see one of the first new maps of Kazakhstan.
This was my wall dedicated to Seattle and Vancouver, Canada. I also had a picture of San Diego, California, there as well. Not sure why. My students loved this wall. I even managed to convince them that the USS Enterprise from the Star Trek poster was real. Yeah, they knew I was joking. You will […]