What I learned in Kyrgyzstan 

Kyrgyzstan was a revelation. This country is so unique and beautiful that I can only urge you to visit it…

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The doors of Kyrgyzstan

Standard feature after visiting a new place (for other places click here and here). Kyrgyzstan turned out to be very difficult though. First…

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Cholpon-Ata and the Burana Tower

Our last day in Kyrgyzstan had arrived. Unbelievable how quick the time has passed. Basically we just arrived and all…

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Back down from Altyn Arashan to Karakol

It was a cold morning. There was no heating except for the wood stove on the other side of our…

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From Karakol to Altyn Arashan

At breakfast I felt like my old self again, ready to eat what ever was set in front of me. Sylvia…

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Skazka Canyon and Seven Bulls

Another delicious breakfast was waiting for us in the communal yurt, this time small pancakes with blueberry jam. So good…

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First glimpse at the Issyk Kul

I woke up around 6am and walked outside. The air was fresh and clean and there was no snow on…

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On the way to Tash Rabat

We crossed the border into Kyrgyzstan and we were in a different world. For the second part of our trip…

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More of Kashgar 

We had one more sight to see here in Kashgar, the spectacular large Id Kah Mosque which is the largest…

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