Orchard Camp

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September 7th 2015
Published: November 10th 2017
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Pulled up in an orchard of some description. There were creeks, probably irrigation channels flowing through the whole thing and a constant stream of locals doing their thing. Horses being the main form of transport meant lots of them riding past. The Kyrgs are not too fond of having their photos taken but this guy was more than happy to pose. Their traditional hats are apparently fashionable. Darren would not even give one a go.

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The mornings are getting cold nowThe mornings are getting cold now
The mornings are getting cold now

We knew we were pushing the end of the 'season to get through China, snow is falling on the passes now so we are feeling it.
Darren cleaning the carDarren cleaning the car
Darren cleaning the car

This shot was just before he worked out the bank was very slippery and ended up with a splash in the creek
Saddles are not neededSaddles are not needed
Saddles are not needed

Watching the locals mount by kicking their legs over is impressive, Darren gave me a leg up. Seems this one only spoke Russian which is a problem
Cows twice per dayCows twice per day
Cows twice per day

Seems we camped on the cow track, they were not deterred and just surrounded us
Kryg Gentleman in his traditional hatKryg Gentleman in his traditional hat
Kryg Gentleman in his traditional hat

No need for helmet, or saddle or much else really

10th September 2015

The beast... and the forbi!
10th September 2015

You're a natural!
16th September 2015

Beautiful, beautiful photos...all except those with Harry in them.

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