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A trip to Kol Suu & Chatyr Kul in BIG photos

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Living in Kyrgyzstan is providing me a great opportunity to see parts of the country few people visit.  Thousands of  people visit Issyk-Kul or Song Kul every year but after …

A Day at a Balykchy Beach

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A day at the Balykchy beach with some friends.  All shots using the Helios 44-2.  I’ve played with this lens a bit and decided my copy isn’t as sharp as …

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Photographers Guide to Dubai

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Photographer’s Guide to Dubai Dubai.  The name alone conjures images of fantastic feats of engineering, insane cars and unimaginable wealth.  You can find all those of course but the city …

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My favorite 10 photos of 2014

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The question all bloggers face: To post blog posts of lists or not?  On one hand, it’s a stale format and rather uninteresting.  On the other hand, search engines seem …

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Visiting Dubai

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Dubai was never a city high on my list of places to see.  I knew the sights would be amazing but I thought without a big budget to really enjoy …

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The Abandoned Amusement Park of Balykchy

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Balykchy, Kyrgyzstan has been called many things, mostly negative.  The former Issyk-Kul hub of a bustling Soviet industrial machine, they built many things here from boats to walls.  They produced flour …

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Christmas in Bishkek

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If you’re reading this, you’re surely familiar with Christmas and Santa Clause.  You likely believed Santa resided in the North Pole, but you’re mistaken.  You see, Santa resides here, right …

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Photo Essay – South-Eastern US Roadtrip

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This is a photo essay put together from a road trip before our big move.  Our final trip around the United States before heading to live in the Kyrgyz Republic …