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Riding into No Man’s Land: Crossing the Steppe

The Kazakh Steppe is among the world’s most remote and isolated regions. For centuries, its vast and desolate expanses offered protection of Central Asia’s khanates against the invading armies of Europe and the Far East, braved only by the few … Continue reading

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My Body is a Machine

“Ready. Set. Go.” I dug my heels into the loose gravel, feeling the small pebbles fleck up against the back of my calves like tiny rain pellets. I hadn’t gone ten steps before there was a blur of movement to … Continue reading

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