KZ Photos

Sunday, January 14, 2007

The advertisements on the wall behind say "No hangover Vodka!" Posted by Picasa

Kiosk doing swift business in beer and cigarettes. Posted by Picasa

#40 Lenin Street in the "old" (nothing is more than 70 years old here) part of Karaghanda Posted by Picasa

Spaask-one of the post WWII POW camps near Karaghanda. This is the memorial/mass grave yard of the prisoners. Posted by Picasa

Friday, January 12, 2007

"Dawn" an old Soviet sign on an old Soviet apartment building in Karaghanda. Posted by Picasa

Lunch at the Bazaar...if its not meat, its not food. Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Yurta-Set up only for the holiday celebrations Posted by Picasa

Sunset In Shakhtinsk Posted by Picasa

Selling Onions at the Green Bazaar in Karaghanda Posted by Picasa

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Karaghanda Miners Statue in front of the Miners Theater Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

This is a new building, not an old one. Notice the fine construction materials. Posted by Picasa

Shakhtinsk Posted by Picasa

My laundry process adn preferred brand of detergent. Posted by Picasa

Shashlyk being cooked at a picnic on the old Soveit collective farm near Shakhtinsk. Posted by Picasa

My neighbors. Posted by Picasa

The nightly cattle roundup in a south KZ village. Posted by Picasa

The Kazak National orchestra in Almaty. They are playing the national instrument, the dombra. Posted by Picasa

My local train station in Karaghanda. Posted by Picasa

Me on a winter stoll on the steppe. A self protrait. Posted by Picasa

Me at a family birthday party...I'm the one in back;-) Posted by Picasa

Saturday, May 27, 2006

Shakhtinsk from the steppe. Posted by Picasa

Canned horse meat. I haven't eaten it, I prefer my hosremeat fresh. Posted by Picasa

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Heating Sysytem in Shakhtinsk.  Posted by Picasa

A typical train station in the middle on the steppe where the local ladies wheel up thier baby carts full of dried fish, soda, beer, fruit, fermented horse milk, pastries, etc. Posted by Picasa

Me, my friend Shain and our new Fascist fighting friend on Victory Day, May, 9. Posted by Picasa