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Bishkek to Osh  

Bishkek to Osh

Naryn River
Golly Gosh - The Road to Osh

April 3rd 2016
<em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Day 73 Thursday 31st March 2016 – Bishkek to Osh We are so mean – arrived for breakfast at 7.10am and it was in darkness with the only light coming from outside, this is in the 24 hours restaurant Prego which does the breakfast for the hotel. Looked at the counter and there was tea and coffee and the urn was hot, so t ... read more
Asia » Kyrgyzstan » Osh

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
5th April 2016

Zig-zag mountain map
The mountain scenery is gorgeous, and how great to be in a private car, so you could stop for photos and not have to worry about going over cliffs in an old, overcrowded bus. So often, as you found in Osh, it seems developing countries have incredible landscapes, but so-so cities. But what a happy surprise that the travel agencies were so helpful and honest--I've never encountered that. Best wishes on your journey ahead on the roads less traveled.
6th April 2016

Life as a novelty
Thanks Tara, I think because there isn't a lot of international tourists, we are seen and treated like a novelty. As stated the local transport is a bit rough but thankfully we can afford to get our own driver.

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