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Karakol Trekking

One of the spectacular views on our 6 day trek around the Karakol range. Postcard scenery with immaculate valleys with beautiful spruce forests and glaciated peaks
Trekking around Karakol

August 14th 2007
When the Russians had Kyrgyzstan as part of the USSR, they made a lot of use out of this lake called Izzyk Kul. It means 'hot lake,' but it would be more accurate to call it, 'really, really big hot lake.' It is the second largest alpine lake in the world (second to Lake Titikaka). So back in the day, the Soviets vacationed here and tested their submarine missles. Through the kindness of stran ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan » Karakol

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
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