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World Heritage #1230 – Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain

Come to this mountain to pray like they have been doing in Central Asia for centuries. The UNESCO World Heritage List includes several...

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VIDEO – Faces of Central Asia

A collection of primarily portrait photographs of people from the Central Asian republics of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Audio: Traditional...

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VIDEO – Kyrgyzstan – The drive from Osh to Bishkek

Osh and Bishkek are both low-lying towns in Kyrgyzstan. To get from one to the other involves driving through narrow as well as wide...

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PICS – Kyrgyzstan

This is a collection of pictures from Kyrgyzstan, the result of a trip in 2014 around the country. Consult the map page for...

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Bishkek and the valley of Ala Archa

Even a poor country has its proud monuments, and being the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek has a fair number of them. In addition, there is...

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Nomadic life on the mountain passes of Kyrgyzstan

Driving over a string of mountain passes from the fertile Fergana valley in the south we emerged on the plains in the north after a couple...

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The fertile Fergana Valley

The Fergana valley is one of the world’s most fertile valleys and always has been. In addition Stalin drew a map making it one of...

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In search of the ancient Silk Road

This article is written and published shortly before I embark on a fourteen days road trip in the Central Asian republics of Uzbekistan...

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