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Astrakhan, the Gateway to Kazakhstan (August 4, 2011)

Astrakhan, the Gateway to Kazakhstan (August 4, 2011)

The morning was bright as we left Svetlograd. Our hopes were high as we anticipated reaching Astrakhan, on the Russian border, 330 miles away, by nightfall. The shrunken woman selling kvas outside of the hotel only bolstered our optimism. Kvas isn’t sold widely in the United States, and I’d found it underwhelming when I’d tried […]