Wanderlustress

Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.

Tag Archives: peace corps

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual – Uzbekistan

When I was a Peace Corps volunteer in Uzbekistan, most of my food shopping was done at outdoor markets. I really came to appreciate the social interaction and feel of … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · 32 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast – Uzbekistan

This photo was taken in the fall of 2004, as I walked past these guys everyday on my way to and from work at an Uzbek NGO in the city … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · 31 Comments

Happy 10th Anniversary to My One-Way Ticket to Nairobi

I have a big anniversary to celebrate this year. It’s the 10th year anniversary of starting my life completely over again by quitting my investment banking job and buying a … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · 15 Comments

A Memory of Two Views – Uzbekistan

Last week I read an article by Foreign Policy Magazine about the possibility of an ‘Arab Spring’ occurring in Central Asia and it made me remember looking out of my … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

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