Volunteer: Tim McNaught
Current Peace Corps Volunteer in Azerbaijan.
Contributions from Tim McNaught
In a village just outside of Sheki, Azerbaijan lies this beautiful 13th century church set against a backdrop of the Greater Caucasus mountain range. To get here, my two good friends and I took an old, rickety marshrutka (think Soviet-era cargo bus complete with side benches and holes in the floor) up the hill from Sheki to Kish. As we got off the bus to pay our nominal 25 cent fare, the driver smiled, politely refused our payment, welcomed us as his guests, and then continued rolling down ...
I wrote this song and filmed this video the day before I left the United States for 2 years to volunteer in the Peace Corps in Azerbaijan. It is dedicated to my friends and family who continue to keep in contact with me even though I'm thousands of miles away.