Walked around town and tried to buy a train ticket to Tashkent today. It took a while until I found the right ticket bureau. I’d tell you which one it was, but I forgot. Ha!
Anyway, Almaty was nice in late summer:
Once I had my ticket I went to a large shopping mall and bought new headphones, new flip-flops, and two little carabiner hooks.
There was a movie theater in the mall. When I walked past, I figured it might be a good idea to watch a movie so I could have some of that popcorn I was smelling. And then I got the most brilliant idea ever.
I could just buy popcorn at the movie theater and then leave!
So I did that:
And I walked around town:
Eating my popcorn:
Until it was all gone:
I was feeling pretty sick at this point, and I couldn’t help but wonder if my idea maybe hadn’t been that brilliant.
But everything turned out well in the end, because of a hooligan. Remember the little kid who was so scared of me the last time I was here?
Well, it turned out he was corruptible by lollipops:
We are friends now!