Backstage

My daughter worked at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. They held their graduation ceremony at the Opera House and Sharon had to pass backstage. She knew there were props but it was totally black back there. She brought out her Olympus point and shoot and went click, click, click. Many were taken but this was the […]

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Humanity: Kyrgyzstan

I was looking through my files of photographs taken during a trip to Kyrgyzstan to visit my daughter in 2009. We took some beautiful photographs of scenery and I enjoy them, they evoke memories of being in certain places. But the photographs I enjoy the most are those of the people I met along the way. I was invited into […]

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Unique Homes

Jake has challenged us to show examples of unique homes. Sometimes a home is unique only because I am not familiar with the style but it is very common within its context. Other times, a home is unique within its context. This is the summer home for families who take their herds up to the mountain pastures to graze at […]

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Moving Nomads

Michele, one of those creative people at WordPress who give us inspiration for our posting, asked us about living the nomadic life and moving. I immediately thought of one of my favorite photos taken on the highland pastures of Son Kul in Kyrgyzstan. I was there in late spring – when the pass was just opening up. Nomatic Kyrgyz were […]

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