Astana, Baravoe, and Heading Home

4:10 PM CDT, August 19, 2015 – Oregon, Wisconsin, USA I really can’t believe it’s over. It’s rather bittersweet, getting to see my friends and family in the states for the first time in two …

Art Point Fest, Kok Tobe, and Lake Issyk

2:30 AM ALMT, August 6, 2015 – Almaty, Kazakhstan I took ~7 hours of Russian exams today, so if you’re reading this, consider yourself warned; may contain non-sequitors. I never thought I’d say this, but …

Exotic Birds, Beshbarmak, and First President’s Park

12:13 AM ALMT, July 25, 2015 – Almaty, Kazakhstan It’s been eleven days since my last post. My sincerest apologies to all my readers (aka sorry mom). Here’s a recap of all that I’ve done …

Two Weeks and Counting

3:15 PM CDT, June 4, 2015 – Madison, Wisconsin, USA In just two weeks I’ll be boarding a plane and leaving the United States, never to return. Just kidding. I will be flying out of …