Advertisement
« previous next »
Kyrgyzstan Views  

Kyrgyzstan Views

For the Journey, not the Destination: The Torugart Pass & Karakoram Highway

September 30th 2010
The next day we had a 5.30am start to cross the border to China through the Torugart pass, one of the toughest & most remote border crossings in the world. Of the few homes we passed, many were made out of old disused train carriages, rusted single skeletons made new, usually with a yurt nearby, and a broken out house metres away. There were many shepherds, many herds of horses & goats, and miles ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstani Flag A Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions, Kyrgyzstan was annexed by Russia in 1864; it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Nation-wide demonstrations in the spring of 2005 resulted in the oust... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.088s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 5; qc: 4; dbt: 0.0083s; 4; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.3mb