Goat polo in Kyrgyzstan October 1st 2015 In Bishkek's Osh Bazaar you can buy a phone, some clothes, shoes or even gamble at a set of crude roulette wheels. But really it is a food market. There is a huge selection of fruit and veg - most recognisable, some not - plus a wonderful array of dried fruit and nuts. Breads, too, golden and plain, perhaps covered with seeds or nuts, or sticky with a generous covering of honey!
And rice, by the ... 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