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

Category Archives: Uzbekistan

Travel Theme: Secret Places

This week, Where’s My Backpack? came up with a very thought provoking travel theme: secret places. I struggled to find a best kept secret of my own to share, but … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 14 Comments

Travel Theme: Street Markets – Uzbekistan

Many of us get so excited about the weekly themed photo challenge by WordPress at The Daily Post that the intrepid Ailsa at “Where’s my backpack?” decided to start a … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 11 Comments

Another Featured Photo on AFAR’s Homepage!

AFAR is featuring another photo of mine on their homepage. It’s the one that I’ve posted on this blog for a photo challenge “Unusual” (see below). This follows another previously … Continue reading

April 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

I’m Featured on AFAR’s Homepage!

One thing I love about the internet is the ability join a community of like minded travelers from all over the world with the kind of kindred spirits who travel … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 4 Comments

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

Do You Mean Eggs or Diarrhea?

Not knowing how to say “tornado” in Lao, I quickly thought of as many words as I could related to tornado and it came out something like this, “wind that … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 4 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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