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Stirring Up Trouble: How We Opened a Coffee Shop in an Uzbek Bazaar

More faces pressed in around us, so tight we couldn’t see outside the walls they created around us. They were old and young faces, smiling and stern faces. But all were inquisitive. They were curious as to what two Americans … Continue reading

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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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