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Bishkek, KR  
   

Bishkek, KR

A symbolic yurt in the Faeva Shopping Mall in downtown Bishkek.
Kyrgyz, Ketig! (let's go!)

June 22nd 2009
Off to Bishkek via Newark, NJ, Franfurt, Germany, and Almaty, Kazhakstan I am off on a two month-long adventure today that will take me to Central Asia and to parts of Kyrgyzstan That I did not see on my previous travels to this interesting small alpine nation. The flights take a number of hours. I leave Houston, TX, at 1 pm flying on Continental Airlines to Newark. From there I hav ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek

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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