Travel Blogs from Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan

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Food, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Food

A travel blog entry by asianjess

... that will be added at the end of the summer).  For those of you feeling adventurous and truly want a taste of Kazakhstan, I thought that I'd send you a recipe for Cold Borscht -- translated by my friend Emily from a real Russian cookbook.  An ...

Zhezkazgan, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Zhezkazgan

A travel blog entry by asianjess

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... It is now effective!! Please don't use the Almaty address anymore. Jessica Robertson Peace Corps P.O. Box 18 Karaganda Oblast Zhezkazgan Kazakhstan 477000 I will write more when I arrive and tell you about my new life. I am very excited ...

Partnership Grant Request, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Partnership Grant Request

A travel blog entry by asianjess

... will see J. Robertson (WI) and Association of Family Physicians. ALL DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTABLE Thanks in advance for any help that you are able to give!!!! Jessica Jessica Robertson Peace Corps P.O. Box 18 Zhezkazgan Kazakhstan ...

Better Late Then Never, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Better Late Then Never

A travel blog entry by asianjess

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... gone for a long period of time). Zhanara and I got on the train with no time to spare and the train pulled away from Zhezkazgan at a snail's pace. Minutes later my cell phone rang and I was told that I forgot my little red sumka (suitcase). My friend ...

News, News, News, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

News, News, News

A travel blog entry by asianjess

... capitol of Kazakhstan. We will present our HIV/AIDS project to some Kazakhstan officials to show that volunteers can be successful in Kazakhstan. There are 5 other volunteers going besides me so I am very excited to travel to a new city and present our ...

Back from Thailand, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Back from Thailand

A travel blog entry by asianjess

... Corps volunteers in Thailand. But I told myself that I would visit Thailand and if I lived in Thailand I would not visit Kazakhstan and would not have the opportunity to meet the wonderful people that I have met here. Unfortunately 3 days after I got ...

Back From Almaty, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Back From Almaty

A travel blog entry by asianjess

September 30, 2005 Hello Family and Friends, I just got back from Almaty (the old capital), we had our In service training there and also I had an HIV/AIDS training and Project Design and Management training. Almaty is a "big" city compared to what ...

AWID Forum Thoughts, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

AWID Forum Thoughts

A travel blog entry by asianjess

... also some areas that we related to the area that I live in. I continually found interesting topics. It is a problem in Kazakhstan and surrounding countries and there is a Peace Corps group that is trying to help some programs in Kazakhstan. I also wanted ...

A Day In My Life, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

A Day In My Life

A travel blog entry by asianjess

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... this summer since I was the only American and everyone needed something such as internet training or ideas about American programs for Kazakhstan students. I know more people this summer then last so my social life is busy. While Zhanara is gone I am ...

Summer in Zhezkazgan, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Summer in Zhezkazgan

A travel blog entry by asianjess

July 25, 2005 Things in Zhezkazgan are very nice in the summer except for the 100-degree heat and no AC. I am not sure how the people here do it but I guess that it is all that they are used to. I adopted a small fan about the size of a grapefruit from ...

Been Here One Month, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Been Here One Month

A travel blog entry by asianjess

... since I got here. Last weekend I went to Kazak wedding. I didn't understand anything that they were saying except for the words Zhezkazgan, Kazak, Jamal (brides mother), and Myra (bride). The wedding was the daughter of a woman who works in my office. The ...

Friends and Family, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Friends and Family

A travel blog entry by asianjess

... for children. Once the camp is over I will finish out my PC paperwork, say good-bye's too many good friends and my Kazakhstan family and travel for a few weeks before going to Milwaukee. I will spend time in Milwaukee with family and friends and then work ...

I'm Half Way Through..., Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

I'm Half Way Through...

A travel blog entry by asianjess

... it is warmer in the south. Again it will be good to see the volunteers and to experience one of the biggest holidays in Kazakhstan. I am still enjoying my work. I turned in a grant proposal for a new computer and Xerox to help make our Newsletter more ...

HIV/AIDS Month, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

HIV/AIDS Month

A travel blog entry by asianjess

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... . Normally people here have larger bowls in the middle of the table and everyone eats out of the bowls. I also went to Northern Kazakhstan to celebrate T-giving with 20 other volunteers. It was nice to see a new city and also to meet some new ...

Newsletter, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Newsletter

A travel blog entry by asianjess

... the University I worked as a mediator between the judicial system and families of difficult teenagers. Before my arrival in Kazakhstan I worked at a medical company for three years. The main direction in my work was defining the needs and requirements ...

Thanksgiving Back Home, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Thanksgiving Back Home

A travel blog entry by asianjess

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Here are the folks in Milwaukee at their Thanksgiving celebration with some tipical Kazak ...

Time is Flying, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Time is Flying

A travel blog entry by asianjess

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... nbsp;      This week I am leaving to visit a friend in Lisakovsk. It is in the far north of the Kazakhstan and I will be going there for a business trip. I am helping my colleague with a project to improve the services on her floor at ...

Summer 2006, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Summer 2006

A travel blog entry by asianjess

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... met many important people in my life including my host family, my friends, Zhanara and Zhanara's family. He tried Russian Vodka, Kazakhstan Cognac, homemade wine and a variety of Kazakh and Russian beers. I did spare him from drinking horse milk called ...

Zhezkazgan Gazette Article, Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan travel blog

Zhezkazgan Gazette Article

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... institutions. But there are volunteers who work in health care NPO's (non-profit organizations). PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER IN ZHEZKAZGAN At the end of 2004 Zhezkazgan Association of Family Practitioners (medical NPO) applied to Peace Corps to invite ...

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