Matt Hagengruber

Volunteer: Matt Hagengruber

Bio:

Environmental volunteer in Uzhgorod, western Ukraine, 2004-2006.

2004 - 2006


Contributions from Matt Hagengruber

  1. Ukraine A Taste of Ukraine

    (This ran as a travel essay in the Seattle Times, Aug. 20, 2004.) Since coming to Ukraine in March as a Peace Corps volunteer, my culinary palate has been wiped clean and replaced with something entirely different. I've eaten raw fish, boiled fish head, raw pig fat, squid jerky, pickled everything and an odd assortment of mystery meat, usually doused with ketchup. Pizza usually includes corn and shredded, pickled carrots, and hot dogs are covered with cabbage and mayonnaise. But I e...

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