The Sunday Animal Market is held on the edge of Karakol and is deemed a tourist ‘must visit’, although when … Continue reading Karakol’s Sunday Animal Market
As if triggered by the thin red line of dawn drawn on the horizon, the cabin lights were switched on … Continue reading Ride Three August 2016 – The Hunters’ Games
Woken by the cockerel, those who answered him as well as the call to prayer from more than one minaret, … Continue reading Osh – the 2,000 year old Jayma Bazaar
The next morning the boys returned with a whole herd of donkeys. The donkeys dropped down to the river to … Continue reading Karasuu to Osh
I was woken at dawn by some animal rootling along the shore by my tent. The raptor was the first … Continue reading Karasuu and “Goodbye” to Domas, Jumas and the horses.
The climb to the pass was relatively easy and we only had to dismount once to negotiate a jutting rock … Continue reading Sary-Chelek
The ‘new road’ round the northern edge of the lake quickly took us up a few hundred feet. A wandering … Continue reading Forget Cornish Cream Teas – Kyrgyz’ win!