As we prepared to get on our journey, Chris and Florence were also bidding farewell to their friends & ‘family’ they have come to bond for the past 3 yrs here in Kazakhstan. This farewell dinner was held by their Malaysian close friend, cik Nik, in their honor.
(Kazakhstan … 10.03.05 to 23.04.05)
Florence receiving a gift from cik Nik’s wife, in appreciation of the close friendship fostered and more moments to come in the days ahead.
Chris giving a closing speech to his colleagues and friends, commenting on the relations forged between fellow countrymen & fond memories spent as a family.
The family photo … plus 2 new ones … heehee …