Cалам, Hola, Привет, 你好!

My name is David, I’m a bioarchaeologist in training working in Central Asia who spends his days wandering the globe and dreaming of far off places.  After a short break back in  the US after a year of studying and working in Astana, Kazakhstan, I am now back in Central Asia as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at the International University of Central Asia in Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan.

As an undergrad, I was bitten by the travel bug hard and studied abroad in Bolivia (twice) to conduct research in anthropology and bioarchaeology, Romania for bioarchaeology, and Singapore to study languages and Southeast Asian history.  While on those trips, I traveled around and explored the different cultures and landmarks of each region.  I’m an amateur travel photographer with a penchant for landscape and architecture photography, my favorites of which will be featured here.

I spent 4 months backpacking across South America from Lima, Peru to Montevideo, Uruguay in 2015, which you can read about here.  Right now I’m recounting my experiences from past trips with some posts about life and travel in Central Asia (and beyond)!

Follow me on Instagram @bioarchnomad


*This blog is not an official site of the Fulbright Program or the U.S. Department of State.  The views expressed on this site are entirely those of the author and do not represent the views of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. Department of State, or any of its partner organizations.

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