Me- On my first visit to Kazakhstan.
Cooper- On his first visit to Kazakhstan, recently returning on an overnight train from the capitol.
Larissa- Has lived in Almaty for several months now
Philharmonic theater in Almaty. The doors are not yet open. A crowd gathers under multiple chandeliers. Paintings hang on the wall. A small group of Americans gathers in the corner.
Larissa: So…. what did you do today Clare?
Clare: I ended up in a chandelier store.
Cooper: OH MY GOD! So did I!!!!!