Tag Archives: 2011

Bishkek blog: life in the Kyrgyzstan capital

Alec, from Birmingham, arrived at the London School in Bishkek and starts teaching English next week. And he’s also keeping a blog. bishkeksnow

http://bishkekblog.wordpress.com/page/2/

Sam Goes to Kyrgyzstan

San goes to Kyrgyzstan Sam Goes to Kyrgyzstan

In the summer of 2011, Sam was conducting political research in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and posted a mix of thoughts, stories, and musings about his “adventures”.

http://whereissam.tumblr.com/

The Man Who Biked Alone Across Kyrgyzstan | Motherboard

The Man Who Biked Alone Across Kyrgyzstan | Motherboard

“How did I get here? Oh man, you wouldn’t even believe me. I’m not sure I even believe it myself.”

http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/the-man-who-biked-alone-across-kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan – Retrospective Traveller

 

Kyrgyzstan – Retrospective Traveller

Recalling travel memories through photography :

http://www.retrospectivetraveller.co.uk/category/kyrgyzstan-archive

Kyrgyzstan – wintery nature jokes and 3 weeks in the Tian Shan mountain country

Kyrgyzstan – wintery nature jokes and 3 weeks in the Tian Shan mountain country | Travel Blog

Crossing the Uzbekistan–Kyrgyzstan border is one of the easiest steps in Middle Asia countries – no painful documentation filling. Show the visa and straight into the country. 

http://www.travelblog.org/Asia/Kyrgyzstan/blog-722005.html

Trekking from Karakol in Kyrgyzstan to the Valley of the Flowers | Wandering Kiwi

Trekking from Karakol in Kyrgyzstan to the Valley of the Flowers | Wandering Kiwi

The town of Karakol is a great base for a trekking holiday in Kyrgyzstan. There are a number of easy day treks, overnight trips or more extensive expeditions into the mountains.

http://www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/2011/12/kyrgyzstan-trek-to-the-valley-of-the-flowers/

Buzkashi: a Central Asian version of polo using a headless calf or goat instead of a ball – Telegraph

 

Buzkashi: a Central Asian version of polo using a headless calf or goat instead of a ball – Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/picturegalleries/8398784/Buzkashi-a-Central-Asian-version-of-polo-using-a-headless-calf-or-goat-instead-of-a-ball.html?image=1

7 Reasons to Visit Kyrgyzstan

 

7 Reasons to Visit Kyrgyzstan

Ever dream of wandering through Kyrgyzstan, eating laghman noodles for dinner and drinking kumiz with the nomadic locals while sleeping in a yurt?

Most people haven’t. Actually, the predominant response I get when I mention to anyone that I have spent time in the country is the fact that they have never even heard of it (if they don’t ask, “Isn’t that where Borat is from?” first).

http://www.gobackpacking.com/Blog/2012/01/16/reasons-to-visit-kyrgyzstan/

Eagle Hunters in Kyrgyzstan: A Photo Essay – Lonely Planet

 

Eagle Hunters in Kyrgyzstan: A Photo Essay – Lonely Planet

Eagle hunting has been an age-old profession in the lands of Central Asia. The relationship between a man and his eagle is taken seriously, and it starts when the man risks his life to capture a young one to begin the bonding process.

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/travelblogs/864/141253/Eagle+Hunters+in+Kyrgyzstan%3A++A+Photo+Essay?destId=356887

Traveldocs.com – About Kyrgyzstan

Traveldocs.com – About Kyrgyzstan

http://www.traveldocs.com/index.php?page=about-kyrgyzstan-2