Five-month check-in

Today marks five months that Sam and I have been living in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The following is a collection of photos that haven’t yet made their way onto the pages of my blog, but are seriously worth sharing. Thanks, Kazakhstan, for the wonderful, unexpected, and (sometimes) unexplainable ride.

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Prayer tree.

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Goat, along the canal path, likely soon to be someone’s dinner.

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One of Almaty’s many fountains.

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Ili River at sunrise.

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Breakfast.

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Dog pals.

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Sam’s busted rock-climbing hands.

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Burning cow dung keeps the flies away. Yes, really.

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Post-hike чечил & пива (smoked cheese & beer).

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Resting at our turnaround point.

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