Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Peace of Kyrgyzstan

 

Sunsets are beautiful

Sunsets are beautiful

A Peace of Kyrgyzstan

A Peace Corps volunteer’s acount of her placement in a Kyrgy village:

http://apeaceofkyrgyzstan.blogspot.com/

Kyrgyz nature (video)

Video about Kyrgyz nature.  Get inspired!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T__oQwlrJcI

RHINO CAM #12 – KYRGYZSTAN (LOTS OF MOUNTAINS)

 

CYCLING AROUND THE WORLD TO SAVE A SPECIES

CYCLING AROUND THE WORLD TO SAVE A SPECIES

RHINO CAM #12 – KYRGYZSTAN (LOTS OF MOUNTAINS)

Kyrgyzstan was a delight.

http://ridingforrhinos.org/2014/08/10/rhino-cam-12-kyrgyzstan-mountains/

CLIMBING THROUGH KYRGYZSTAN

 

Stunning roads, great surfaces and no cars. The road up the mountain was steep but completely worth it. Heading towards Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan.

Stunning roads, great surfaces and no cars. The road up the mountain was steep but completely worth it. Heading towards Toktogul, Kyrgyzstan.

CLIMBING THROUGH KYRGYZSTAN

“In the last couple of weeks we’ve seen some incredibly dramatic transitions between landscapes. We’d be cycling a flat dry desert with no water in the morning and climbing mountains surrounded by snow and ice cold rivers in the afternoon.

Kyrgyzstan has lifted our spirits and reinvigorated our hunger for the trip.”

Click the link for photos …

http://ridingforrhinos.org/2014/08/02/climbing-through-kyrgyzstan/

5 camels and a chameleon

    5 camels and a chameleon 

5 camels and a chameleon (???) pass through Kyrgyzstan on the Mongol Rally …

“We can unanimously say we prefer Kyrgyzstan to Uzbekistan after only being here one day,” …

http://5camels1chameleon.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/time-to-give-lexi-and-us-a-break-in-bishkek-kyrgyzstan/

 

 

 

 

KYRGYZSTAN IN PICTURES

OK - this picture is Kyrgyzstan, but some of the others are more than a little suspect

OK – this picture is Kyrgyzstan, but some of the others are more than a little suspect

KYRGYZSTAN IN PICTURES

A couple of their photos seem to be misplaced, but then. “This site is for fun and interest purposes only“, covering an interesting mix of topics … and at least “No horses were harmed in the making.” … This is just one of several posts exploring Kyrgyzstan:

 

 

http://www.lazerhorse.org/2014/08/08/kyrgyzstan-pictures/

Kyrgyzstan’s Hot Favourite

Kyrgyzstan’s Hot Favourite

A short video about a Kyrgyz entrepreneur:  It’s strictly no goats allowed. But shepherd’s are welcome. This is Kyrgyzstan’s only known mobile sauna. And it’s proving a big hit with the locals.

http://www.boston.com/business/news/2014/08/07/kyrgyzstan-hot-favourite/IGDSdjhfoHRKlJedwv4KIM/video.html

A few juicy facts about Kyrgyzstan

  A few juicy facts about Kyrgyzstan

This is not the best revue that Kyrgyzstan has ever received … but then, the author’s never been here.

http://www.sfgate.com/entertainment/carroll/article/A-few-juicy-facts-about-Kyrgyzstan-5675321.php

 

 

 

Students Abroad – Bishkek Archive

 

Students abroad from SRAS

Students abroad from SRAS

Students Abroad – Bishkek Archive

A selection of stories from students abroad about Bishkek, including:

 

Something for everyone!

ttp://students.sras.org/category/location/bishkek/

Wandering Kiwi

 

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.

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.

Wandering Kiwi

Posts about Kyrgyzstan from Natasha von Geldernm the World Wandering Kiwi, (a freelance travel writer, editor and inveterate traveller who is passionate about making the pages of the atlas real one trip at a time), including:

 

www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/travel/travel-destinations/asia/kyrgyzstan/