Monthly Archives: February 2009

Letter from … Bishkek | Crikey

Letter from … Bishkek | Crikey

Acel (my Kyrgyz interpreter) behaves like a Russian. What that means is that words have only one meaning, statements I make I am supposed to adhere to at a later date and she is never, ever at fault.

http://www.crikey.com.au/2009/02/03/letter-from-bishkek/


Jety-Oguz, Kyrgyzstan

Jety-Oguz, Kyrgyzstan

Wanderlust editor Lyn Hughes visits the nomads of the steppe – The frost crackled underfoot as I ventured out of the yurt into the bright morning light. It was mid-July, and just the morning before I had been sweltering in the sticky heat of Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek. But here at the stunningly beautiful Lake Song Kol, in the high steppe, the temperature can still fall below freezing in midsummer.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2009/feb/01/kyrgyzstan

01/02/2009