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Nous nous sommes réveillés ce matin sous quelques centimètres de neige. L'hiver approche, comme disait l'autre. Tout le monde me dit que ce sera pire en Mongolie... Et pourtant il fait 11*C en Mongolie et 12*C au Tibet ,alors qu'il fait ici -4*C.
Alexis (Lex), sa blonde et son frère Alexandre sont nés ici au Kyrgyzstan; ils possèdent un passeport kyrgyze mais ont la citoyenneté russe. Durant le règne de l'URSS, toutes les Républiques Socialistes Soviétiques étaient ...
... like a real nice autumn day..
So what is kyrgyzstan after all? It's a Central Asian country, one of the 15 Socialist Republics forming theUssr until its downfall in 1991.the capital city is Bishkek and its population over 5 million inhabitants. The Kyrgyz language is close to the Turkish language. Kyrgyz and Russian are the 2 official languages of Kyrgyzstan. For we are here in Russia's backyard and ...
... Welcome to Kyrgyzstan". Again, we're seeing many wedding parties. It's high season here for weddings, because the fruits, etc. are in season, and therefore cheaper to provide the feast. Also in the town of Osh, there is a peak, where local legend ( and the Kyrghyz are very big on legends...) that King Solomon ( Suleiyman for the Muslims, for whom he's considered a major prophet), was flying across the sky on his horse, and stopped here for a rest.) The ...
... where Ilona, a gorgeous and competent young woman, promised to put together an interesting itinerary for us to get from Bishkek to Osh and from Osh along Pamir highway to Dushanbe, Tajikistan, and then be delivered to the Uzbek border before Cissy's Tajikistan expires.
Oddly, there are no direct flights between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan
Ilona was confident we could do it with a chartered driver and car. That would make the best use of ...
... ready in three days (Thursday) he promised.
Cissy got her Pamir permit on the spot.
Osh by Gosh