When he pointed his horse out across a fairly fast flowing river, round river rocks on the river bed I did take a deep breathe. These people are born in the saddle. Kids everywhere seem to ride before they can toddle along.
More Visa Applications August 31st 2015 Geo: 42.87, 74.5879The trip to Bishkek was quite leisurely as we knew the embassies would not be open until Monday so we camped out a couple of nights.The first night we headed down a track to a reservoir and headed for a clump of trees big enough to hide our vehicle and found that there waseven an older chap who seemed to be the caretaker in a very old van.. he had 4donkeys, 2 baby donkey,) ... 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