Glitz and Glamour, Oil Wealth, and the Left-Behind of Baku (repost)

I am not good at managing two blogs at once. Let’s try this again:

Finally! After a multi-month hiatus, I have returned to the Kiva Stories from the Field world with a new post! It’s absurdly long, and the amount of time it took me to finish it was even more absurd. I started with a story and ended with an odd synthesis of many things I’ve come to understand about Baku, strange and complex city that it is.

Glitz and Glamour, Oil Wealth, and the Left-Behind of Baku

Click through to see some of my Baku photographs! Or, if you’re not interested in photographs, perhaps you would like to read about the time I drank tea in a public men’s room with a former KGB spy?

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About Arbutus

learner, traveler, music-maker, explorer, rabbit extraordinaire
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