If you’ve always dreamed of visiting the Taj Mahal or Eiffel Tower, check out these bucket lists ruined by real images: Or on second thought, don’t – why kill the dream? I enjoyed this post, though, because my own experience in
My first embryonic manager experience was not my strong point. Working on a research team in Mongolia, I was suddenly set in charge of two feisty local girls while our leaders were out of the country on side trips (story). Hmm.
This photo slideshow gives you some of my favorite photos I’ve taken. Click on the photo to get informative captions and ethnographic details, or go directly to Flickr to see more: Slideshow created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Thanks, guys.
Below is one of my favorite sets of interview notes from the summer, in which Professor Sarah* took notes and I wrote about the context. We were assisted by two local women, “Sunlight” and “Flower.” We are sitting in the
This evening, after days of pouting, Ayna* finally started translating her assignments for our research team. But then the other assistant, Gula, texted in to ask for an extension on her tasks: 7:30pm: Hi. I want to tell yu something.Burkits
We’ve been back in the province center for almost a week now. We’ll probably be staying here for another week, as Professor Rose and Jamie leave Mongolia next week… and Sarah leaves for Kazakhstan at the same time. Life in Ulgii has fallen
Hey, look, I’m finally writing! I’ve been in Mongolia for more than 2 weeks now. I’m relearning Kazakh, and really enjoying my fellow teammates: Sarah, my professor, turning out to be both funny and ridiculously hardworking; Rose, a geographer, watchful and