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TRAVEL – BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN
May 3, 2009 – 6:03 pm | No Comment
TRAVEL – BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN

by Muffy Prentice

Every few hours I leave my windowless office and go for a cigarette. I sit outside on a low wall and blow clouds at the snow-tipped mountaintops that peak between two gouty soviet …