Chilly weather

It’s unfortunately starting to get a bit too chilly to enjoy мороженое, ice cream, anymore. Luckily, the cooler mornings have finally forced Farrell and I to brave the marshrutkas, vans that travel only set routes for only 8 som (about 17 cents). Dislikes? Well, Bishkek traffic isn’t really all that regulated. There’s a constant fight …

back to life, respect the camel, etc

Farrell and I spent over four hours last Saturday morning in the most Kafka-esque police station in the world. Raise your hand if you’re a city with police stations that handwrite everything, all reports, all forms, all copies of reports and forms. *Bishkek raises hands* We did get a lawyer (a senior law student at …