1. Kyrgyz woman, Leninskaya, Kyrgyzstan (at the Kazakh border). Sometimes when Kazakhs come to Kyrgyzstan to buy cheap goods, they will hire Kyrgyzstani citizens at the border to walk the goods across the borders to avoid paying customs and taxes. Read more about and see more photos from the series here.

  2. A Kyrgyz man tends to rabbits on a farm in Tuz, Kyrgyzstan.

  3. Cooking plov in Tuz, Kyrgyzstan.

  4. Delicious lagman (noodles, beef and veggies in a tomato-based sauce).

  5. Family portraits at the CBT Guesthouse in Chon-Kemin, Kyrgyzstan.

  6. Chon-Kemin, Kyrgyzstan.

  7. Karal-Dobo village, Chon-Kemin, Kyrgyzstan.

  8. Boys on horseback and sleds in Chon-Kemin, Kyrgyzstan.

  9. Burana Tower, Chuy Oblast, Kyrgyzstan.

  10. Happy Post-Elections! Happy November! Happy too-cold-to-protest-too-much! Cheers to the new president, Almazbek Atambaev, and best of luck to the outgoing president, Roza Otunbaeva (the first leader in Central Asia to peacefully transition to the next).