Kyrgyzstan Travel Advice: 10 Things to Know Before You Go to the Kyrgyz Republic

Are your bags packed and ready for Kyrgyzstan?

I wrapped up my first trip to Kyrgyzstan earlier this week. I spent fifteen days in the country, exploring the tiny Soviet resort town of Bosteri, walking the streets of Cholpon Ata, watching in awe at the athleticism on display at the World Nomad Games, and relaxing in the Russian banya and Korean Chicken oasis … Read more

The World Nomad Games

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  Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe     This week’s episode is something a little different. I am in Isyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, covering the World Nomad Games, a festival of sports that’s sort of like the Olympics for nomadic peoples. The sports, though, are way more interesting than, say, basketball. … Read more