“While foreigners continue to arrive for their first time in Almaty, they no longer seem to sense that they are entering an unknown part of the world, like stepping out on a strange planet where one simply does not know what to expect. They have missed what was for some of us a unique and interesting time to witness the opening up of a country.”
West Meets East in Kazakhstan
By Thomas E. Johnson
Find more stories about Kazakhstan from the 1990s and later in my book, West Meets East in Kazakhstan. It’s available in softcover or e-book format from AuthorHouse (the publisher), or Amazon or Barnes & Noble.
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