The service track to The Alamo had followed up river from a distant highway and, following it down river, we … Continue reading “It Won’t Rain.”
An hour or so after we had said goodbye to Evgeniy and ridden away, we saw a flock of sheep … Continue reading The Sook Valley and on to the Kuldja Bulak
The jailoo is not fenced but I had noticed that strangers do not encroach on another’s space until invited and we walked … Continue reading The Arpa Valley
Venturing, from a deep night’s sleep in the dark womb of a yurt, into bright sunshine is the best start … Continue reading Chatyr Kol and into forbidden territory.
Ride Four On Independence Day the year before I had been introduced to Anvar, the general director of the Kyrgyz … Continue reading Bishkek to Tash Rabat via Hawaii ( 2017)
The 25th Anniversary of Kyrgyzstan’s Independence from Russia dawned bright and sunny and the Asia Mountains Hotel, a place that … Continue reading Independence Day in Bishkek
We left straight after breakfast. Our hosts were visibly disappointed in us. It was impossible to explain, language shortcomings aside, … Continue reading Kochkor for lunch.