Donning hooves: Horse-trekking in Karakol April 30th 2011 Only the occasional "shish, shish" and "drrr" to tell the horse to go and stop break the placidity of the surroundings. The gallops of the horses seamlessly blend with the hum of nearby river and the melodic hymns of the birds. The sweet scent of pine trees permeates the air. Verdant alpine mountains and poplar tree-lined valleys splash color to the framing snow-capped peaks. Chilly air contra ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan » Karakol 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
I used to believe I could find the cure for cancer. And diabetes. And win a Nobel prize for it.
Then I went out of the hospital.
Then I discovered the road. And enjoyed it.
Now, (almost) everything I do, I do to get me to travel.
Who knows, I still might. But currently, I am enjoying what I'm doing. So it would most likely take a while.
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