Kyrgyzstan Stop #10 July 25th 2012 Stop #10
July 25th 2012
Gumbez of Baytik XIX century A.D.
It was a hot afternoon after a long day of running around in Bishkek trying to sort out our documents for the wedding, when Jyldyz and I decided to try and locate Baytik’s Tomb. Even though Jyldyz was born and raised in this immediate area she was unaware of his tomb, even though she knew of Baytik, who wa ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek 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