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Dispatch #2, February 28, 2006 PDF Print E-mail

I was on my way to work in Bishkek this morning when I noticed a little dog crossing the street. It stayed within the white lines of the cross walk and crossed with the other pedestrian traffic. I pointed to my driver and said “smart dog.”

He told me that’s nothing.

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Dispatch #1, February 24, 2006 PDF Print E-mail

If you were coming from Washington, DC, you would think Bishkek a remote outpost in the heart of Central Asia. For me, coming from Dushanbe, Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz capital was the Paris of Central Asia.

It has a sophisticated feel to it.

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