Appendectomy In Bishkek

Appendectomy In Bishkek

A Fair Warning The following is an account of my appendectomy which was performed in Kyrgyzstan. Due to the medical and at times gruesome nature of this story, I have chosen to omit a few details and spare the public of some photography. That said, there may still be...
Nooryz 2013

Nooryz 2013

Nooryz is the Islamic new year and is celebrated in the spring time as new life is emerging from the icy grip of winter. In Kyrgyzstan, celebrations typically include cultural performances of music and dance. This video is from the Turkish-Manas Kyrgyz University in...
Bike Race

Bike Race

I recently participated in my first bike race! It was a really great experience but because I entered into the “professional” category and we were the last of 3 categories to race, I lost a lot of energy just standing around and the weather turned from a...
I Am The Quiz Master

I Am The Quiz Master

Last night I was the quiz master at my favorite local quiz night in Bishkek. We had a great turnout of 30 people consisting of locals, foreigners and all ages and professions. This weekly quiz night is a relaxed place to have fun and learning something new. This was...