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ps: la capitale du Kazakstan n'est plus Almaty mais Ferana.
I truly found the right place to relax: at Lex's place, Bishkek, kyrgyzstan. The Couchsrfer group with whom I share the ground floor is just great. The atmosphere allows me to rest and relax and allows also a reassuring presence, I look forward to recover from a sinus congestion and a bronchytis I caught thanks to a/c in India. Here ...
... weren't allowed to take pictures inside. I'm always struck by how the religion transcends location....
The next day was an early wake-up for the drive to Kyrgyzstan with another border crossing adventure. Again, long bag drag. I must say that crossing a border feels a lot more significant when you walk it.... They checked our phones and computers to make sure we hadn't videoed something they didn't want going out of the country.....
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We stopped at Osh market for provisions for dinner. Homemade chicken, boiled potatoes and tomato salad was on our menu...yummm! Then we went on to our favorite spot for delicious traditional Kyrgyz lunch.
September 6 to 8, 2014 - BISHKEK
We needed help with our Tajikistan plan since we'd only have six days. Could we even do the Pamir in that amount of time? The three of us stopped by ...
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We filled out some straight forward forms, glued our photos in place and requested Pamir Highway permits too. And requested for the officer to make a copy of our passports so that we could keep our passports and start the visa application process for Uzbekistan simultaneously. The guy was very helpful, it ...
... air base. Not far away in Bishkek, the US also maintained an air base, the closest in proximity that the two countries have come. Kyrgyzstan allowed the Americans to use the base to support the troops in Afghanistan. With the US withdrawal from Afghanistan the American base closed this past June.
We visited a number of schools this afternoon. School is mandatory through the 9th grade, though some children in villages stay home to help their families. Rashid estimated literacy at ...
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