Monday, November 9, 2009

Photos of Kazakh Apples

A vigilant reader provides a link to this BBC photo essay of apples in Kazakhstan, where the fruit originated and still grows wild.

Thanks, ascorbic!

A friend who has been there tells me of fabulous, huge Kazakh apples--not the ur-apples in ascorbic's link, but maybe shown here, and mentioned in this companion news story.

1 comment:

  1. I'm glad you like the link! I found it fascinating.
    Here's another interesting thing though I'm not sure if it's available outside the UK. This radio show has a piece about a couple near me who have spent 30 years collecting rare apple varieties. It's about 9 minutes in: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00nlxzr

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