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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Boulder Gives Cyber Cafe to Its Sister City Dushanbe

A new cyber cafe opened in Dushanbe, Tajikistan last week. It's a gift from Boulder, in return for the teahouse Dushanbe gave the Colorado town a decade ago. Ryan Warner speaks with Boulder-Dushanbe Sister Cities Board Member Joe Stepanek.

Photos courtesy Joe Stepanek.

A view of the CyberCafe and its solar panels. Mary Axe, Sophia Stoller and
Caroline Stepanek (left to right). Tajiki friends standing in front. Bella Energy
of Lafayette is sending three technicians this month to complete the solar work.

View of CyberCafe in a park-like setting in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan.
Caroline Holmes Stepanek standing on the sidewalk.

Saying 'Thank You' - Mary Axe and Tajiki Articians in Khujand, Tajikistan's
second largest city, North of Dushanbe, where Boulder's tea house was crafted.

Mary Axe and friends standing in the work shop where Boulder's tea house was crafted.

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