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Suusamyr valley

Aug 24th : Chychkan Valley

August 24th 2014
Sunday 24th, and we are leaving Kyzl-Oi and heading back thru the full length of the Suusamyr valley. This was a very scenic valley with no villages, but just hundreds of yurt clusters where the named farmers had moved for the summer. Each farmer/yurt cluster seemed to have it's own bunch of horses - sometimes a few dozen, sometimes hundreds all grazing on the dry barren grasslands. They frequentl ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan » Suusamyr Valley

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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