Monthly Archives: September 2010

Astana – “Мой Любимый Город!”

> 08.26.10  Shymkent soundtrack:Traditional Kazakh dombra meets pseudo-hard knock Kazakh rap Almaty soundtrack:Enrique Iglesias (PS: HOW is he popular now in the States?! I really thoughtthat was a purely Kazakhstan phenomenon) meets soothing European lounge grooves Astana soundtrack:Brain-busting space-age Russian techno … Continue reading

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Summer Fun

> 08.18.10 [sorry, backlogged again] This summer in Shymkent has been both sweltering and fun aspromised.  It’s about 100 degreeshere and the perfect time for some serious pool parties! The day after we got back from the Summer Leadership School,I … Continue reading

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