Monthly Archives: January 2013

Unusual experience: An encounter with the Kyrgyz police

Unusual experience: An encounter with the Kyrgyz police | KLOOP.KG

A disturbing traveler’s tale, albeit if “all’s well that ends well”

In Russian:

http://kloop.kg/blog/2013/01/29/neoby-chny-j-opy-t-kak-menya-py-talas-ograbit-ky-rgy-zskaya-militsiya/

BBC – Travel – A first-time guide to Central Asia :

BBC – Travel – A first-time guide to Central Asia : 

Ever imagined yourself riding horseback across the Eurasian steppe or haggling for carpets in an Uzbek bazaar? Silk Road romantics with a penchant for kebabs should make a beeline to these unmissable Central Asian highlights.

http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120713-a-first-time-guide-to-central-asia?OCID=twtvl&utm_source=buffer&buffer_share=28215

To infinity and beyond

 

To infinity and beyond

One Dad’s visit to Bishkek :

http://vschrier.blogspot.com/

Detained by the Police in Kyrgyzstan! | Travel Blog

 

Detained by the Police in Kyrgyzstan! | Travel Blog

Osh Bazaar was Bishkek’s largest market place, a hive of activity with endless arrays of fruit and vegetables, clothes and mops, and everything else the people of Bishkek could possibly want …

http://www.travelblog.org/Asia/Kyrgyzstan/Bishkek/blog-768118.html

 

 

Powder perfect – FT.com

Powder perfect – FT.com

I was chewing the last of my chocolate bar when the avalanche happened. We had spent three hard hours climbing to reach a ridge and, as I rewarded myself with some food, my friend Tania Detomas hiked 10 metres more to a summit on our right. Standing on the summit, she raised her arm, pointed the tip of her snowboard downwards and disappeared behind a rocky outcrop. Almost immediately we heard her shrieking, “Oh, oh, oh!”

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/8e9818f0-619e-11e2-9545-00144feab49a.html#axzz2J8KeivCn

BACK TO KYRGYZSTAN: A Photographic Journey With Jean Gaumy « The Leica Camera

BACK TO KYRGYZSTAN: A Photographic Journey With Jean Gaumy « The Leica Camera

Jean Gaumy originally traveled to Kyrgyzstan in 2000. In 2012, he went back and we will follow him on his return through a photographic journey. In episode 1, Gaumy shows the changes and differences Bishkek, the capital, and the entire county have undergone since that first trip.

 

http://blog.leica-camera.com/photography/m-system/back-to-kyrgyzstan-a-photographic-journey-with-jean-gaumy/

francekoul.com

francekoul.com

Dédiés à l’actualité de l’Asie centrale, les articles prennent un certain recul afin de permettre à tous les profanes d’accéder à une meilleure connaissance de cette région.

Chaque article se veut rigoureux, impartial et référencé afin de permettre au lecteur d’avoir accès à une information de qualité qu’il peut approfondir grâce au travail de recherche internet et bibliographique de nos journalistes.

http://francekoul.com/

Ski Touring Kyrgyzstan

Ski Touring Kyrgyzstan

Watch Jakob Schweighofer, Johannes Hoffmann, David Pitschmann and Michi Trojer as they put their skiing abilities to the test in Kyrgyzstan where they were filming for their project ‘Time – for the Whiteroom’

http://www.nidokidos.org/threads/179019-Ski-Touring-Kyrgyzstan

Judson L Moore

Judson L Moore

A Peace Corps volunteer tells of his experiences here in Kyrgyzstan:

http://judsonlmoore.com/

Кыргызстан признали самой привлекательной страной для туристов

МТРК «Мир» — Новости содружества / Новости / Кыргызстан признали самой привлекательной страной для туристов

Kyrgyzstan has been recognized as the most attractive country for tourists by Global Sports … (In Russian)

http://mir24.tv/news/guide/6197422