Monthly Archives: July 2006

Frugal Traveler – Into the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan – NYTimes.com

Frugal Traveler – Into the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan – NYTimes.com

“Chut!” Bakut yelled as he yanked the horse’s bridle. “Move!” His cries echoed off the mountains around us, a threatening desert landscape I’d only ever seen in Wile E. Coyote cartoons. But the horse would not budge; it had found a safe spot on the perilously steep and sandy slope, and was not coming down without a fight.

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/26/travel/26frugaltraveler.html?_r=1
26/07/2006

It’s a Shepherds Life

It’s a Shepherds Life

Jammed between China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, former USSR state Kyrgyzstan has to be amongst the most obscure countries on the earth. It’s also one of the most ravishing, with royal blue lakes, old growth forests and mountains teeming with nomadic shepherds. Welcome to life without internet.

http://www.leisatyler.com/shepherdslife.php
DestinAsian, 2006

Frugal Traveler – Into the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan – NYTimes.com

 Frugal Traveler – Into the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan – NYTimes.com

“Chut!” Bakut yelled as he yanked the horse’s bridle. “Move!” His cries echoed off the mountains around us, a threatening desert landscape I’d only ever seen in Wile E. Coyote cartoons. But the horse would not budge; it had found a safe spot on the perilously steep and sandy slope, and was not coming down without a fight.

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/26/travel/26frugaltraveler.html?_r=1
26/07/2006

Travel Blog- Peace Corps and the Republic of Kyrgyz- Joining Worlds

Travel Blog- Peace Corps and the Republic of Kyrgyz- Joining Worlds

http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog/jkgpc/kyrgyz0608/tpod.html

Personal Trip Journal – Glenn & Matt and the adventures of Claude

Personal Trip Journal – Glenn & Matt and the adventures of Claude

http://www.mytripjourChinanal.com/GlennandMatt&a=Kyrgyzstan