The Silk Road Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... URSS), avec des scènes en bronze montrant de nouveau les avancées de la Révolution bolchevique sur ce qu'était le pays avant celle-ci. Remarquez que je ne comprends ni le Russe, ni le Kyrgyze et ne peux même pas distinguer l'un de l'autre, mais je vous fais part de ce que j'ai pu comprendre.
Le Kyrgyzstan qui n'est plus un état communiste depuis son indépendance,ala mauvaise réputation d'être parmi sinon LE plus pauvre des pays nés dela chute ...
... 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 ...
... been a joy to visit, the scenery is up there with the best of them (probably just behind New Zealand and Iceland if I were to rank them!). There's a real mix of culture here from the nomadic yurt dwellers to the Uzbeks in the South, but also influences from all over the region, from the giants of Russia and China but also from other neighbouring Central Asian countries. I really hope more people from the West get to discover this wonderful hidden gem in the centre of the world ...
... own way. Now it operates with a parliament, a prime minister, and a largely ceremonial president. Here people have much more freedom of choice and speech. The contrast with Uzbekistan was immediate when we arrived at the airport. Where entry into Uzbekistan required a visa (complicated and expensive to get!) and several hours to make it through immigration and customs, we practically waltzed into Kyrgyzstan. Both "Stans" suffer ...
... ve got clout".
Rendezvous in Istanbul
It was a 4 hour flight to Istanbul where we had a 2.5 hour wait for our departure to Bishkek. Cissy showed up off her flight from Belgium a few minutes after we got to our departure gate. It seemed so long ago that we saw her in France but it was only last March. We are looking forward to traveling the next two months with her. She is up for anything and easy going.