Essays & Information


New! -- Recent articles by John Kropf:

  
For Sale: Melons, Gold Teeth, & Camels
   Article by John Kropf, reprinted with permission

   Turkmenistan Visit Renders Bleak Look
    Article by John Kropf, reprinted with permission

   Two Hours Beyond the End of the Earth (850k Adobe PDF)
   Article by John Kropf, reprinted with permission

   Humanitarian Mercenaries (3 mb Adobe PDF)
   Article by John Kropf, reprinted with permission

   Lost in the Mists (1.3 mb Adobe PDF)
   Article by John Kropf, reprinted with permission

Basic Country Information

   U.S. Dept. of State - Consular Info. Sheet (external link)

   Wikipedia (external link)

Other good stuff:

   Doug's Trip to Turkmenistan (external link)
   Interesting little travel site circa 2002 -- plenty of photographs.

   Joe Kelly's Ashgebat Gazette 1998-99 (external link)
   Joe Kelly's journals about life in Ashgebat -- plenty of pictures.