posted by Richard de Nooy at 10:24 comment View Comments
20 tenge bill

What can I say about Almaty without embarrassing myself and insulting anyone? I know the Winter Olympics were held there some time ago (aging Dutch skaters keep reminding us that they won medals there) and my wife has been there (she’s a stewardess and “bad girls go everywhere,” as the saying goes). That’s pretty thin,… read more »

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Mr de Nooy_Athens

The Volvo Amazon My father used to drive a Volvo Amazon. A station wagon. White. I have an old movie of him herding the three of us into the back of the car. He then closes the hatch and waves to my mother (camera-mom, who once mystified the entire family by filming two minutes of… read more »