Thailand and Kyrgyzstan: Travel, Media, and Fear of the Unknown

Kyrgyz Mountain Kids

If you keep up with the news, it’s hard not to notice that Thailand and Kyrgyzstan have been in the midst of political turmoil and violent protests this past week. In an effort to offer a foil to images of bloodied protesters in Bishkek, I posted a link to a series of photo essays from our visit to Kyrgyzstan in 2007.Some friends thanked us, while another also … [Read more...]