Thursday, October 30, 2008

West to the Orient

OK, that's what I came up with, folks. Heading into our adventure in Dushanbe, and even pretty much now that we have arrived and have filled out those preconceived notions a bit, what strikes me about our pair of postings that might lend itself to a title is this: in order to get a bigger and more interesting dose of the East, we have in fact gone (south)west, from Russia's culturally very Russian Pacific outpost in the Far East to Tajikistan.

So that's what it will be: