Monthly Archives: April 2014

Comtourist – Eastern Bloc Travel, News, History and Media

Reagan riding a missile in the former Lenin Museum in Bishkek

Reagan riding a missile in the former Lenin Museum in Bishkek

Comtourist – Eastern Bloc Travel, News, History and Media

Comtourist editors Sebastian and Jochem grew up during the cold war and were always curious what life would be like behind the Iron Curtain … they have visited several countries and this website documents their trips. Search for Kyrgyzstan for the account and photos of their 2009 trip to Kyrgyzstan.

 

http://comtourist.com/

Shyrdakstan | A blog about living and doing business in Kyrgyzstan

 Shyrdakstan | A blog about living and doing business in Kyrgyzstan

A blog about living and doing business in Kyrgyzstan

http://dellinm.wordpress.com/

 

 

 

The best of Kyrgyzstan

You know how people always ask which, of all the countries you have visited, is your absolute favourite? I have now travelled in 50 countries but for me the answer is easy – Kyrgyzstan.  P5132968-1024x768

http://www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/2013/11/best-kyrgyzstan/

You Know You’re Traveling In Kyrgyzstan When… – Wandering Earl

 You Know You’re Traveling In Kyrgyzstan When… – Wandering Earl

Some of the things that Wandering Earl associates with Kyrgyzstan:

 

http://www.wanderingearl.com/how-to-know-youre-traveling-in-kyrgyzstan/

Kyrgyzstan – Asia – Destinations | Bradt Travel Guides

   Kyrgyzstan – Asia – Destinations | Bradt Travel Guides

An interesting range of articles about Travel to Kyrgyzstan:

http://www.bradtguides.com/destinations/asia/kyrgyzstan.html

 

Postcard from Kyrgyzstan | Spark R&D | The Splitboard Binding Company

In a snow cave

In a snow cave

Postcard from Kyrgyzstan | Spark R&D | The Splitboard Binding Company

This postcard is from a group of freeride skiers:

 

http://www.sparkrandd.com/2014/04/postcard-from-kyrgyzstan-3/

3 Reasons to Travel While You’re Young

When you get older, life seems to just sort of happen to you. Your youth is a time of total empowerment. You get to do what you want. But as you mature and gain new responsibilities, you have to be very intentional about making sure you don’t lose sight of what’s important. So if you still have a reasonable amount of control over your circumstances, you should do what really matters. Because life won’t always be just about you. During early adulthood, your worldview is still being formed. It’s important to steward this time — to give yourself opportunities to grow. A good way to do that is to travel. travel-young-570x380

http://goinswriter.com/travel-young/ 

Krasnoyarsk and not only – Good Bishkek

 Krasnoyarsk and not only – Good Bishkek

A visitor from Krasdoyarsk – with some great autumn photos – in Russian:

http://cheusov.livejournal.com/34975.html

My Experience In Tamga, Kyrgyzstan Is Exactly Why I Love Travel – Wandering Earl

Tamga-KyrgyzstanMy Experience In Tamga, Kyrgyzstan Is Exactly Why I Love Travel – Wandering Earl

This is a post about how the world is never as it seems, about how our travels can so often surprise us, about how we never know what we’ll find or who we’ll meet at any given time. And it is also a post about why that ‘unknown’ is, in my opinion, the best travel companion any of us could ever ask for …

http://www.wanderingearl.com/experience-tamga-kyrgyzstan-exactly-love-travel/

Unexpected Travels to Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan – Megan Starr | A Life Elsewhere

 Unexpected Travels to Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan – Megan Starr | A Life Elsewhere

A Change of plans takes Megan to Cholpon Ata:

http://www.meganstarr.com/2014/04/unexpected-travels-cholpon-ata-kyrgyzstan.html