The best things in Kyrgyzstan don't come easy December 16th 2013 Cycling from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to Taraz, Kazakhstan, through the mountains in November 2013.
I’m excited to share this blog entry with you as it retraces a very special part of my trip. It was time for me to leave Kyrgyzstan as winter was approaching very fast (beginning of November). It had already snowed in Bishkek and the people I talked to either advised me to catch a ride to Taraz, Ka ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan 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 am a 36-year old language teacher, currently working in Beijing. I was born in France but China has been my home for many years. I taught French and English in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, for 6 years. I never thought I would stay in China for such a long time but it’s been an amazing experience! Professionally speaking, teaching Chinese students is extremely rewarding. They are so hard-working and eager to learn new things. And then China… there aren’t enough words to describe this intricate (hence fascinating) country.
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