Central Asia

Faces of the Wakhan Valley

Jay Tindall | December 10, 2018

The history of the Wakhi people and the Wakhan Valley is complex, and the journey across the Pamir Highway can be unpredictable, barren, and cold. In the faces of the Wakhi people, there is warmth.

A Walk Around Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Jay Tindall | September 7, 2014

High in the Tien Shan mountain range sits the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. The city is young, and as such, has limited historic sites. I recently visited on a trip through Kyrgyzstan, and had a chance to explore the city for myself.

7 Things to See in Almaty

Jay Tindall | September 2, 2014

Dating back to the 12th century, Almaty is the former capital and largest city in Kazakhstan, a marvel of Central Asia and a hub brimming with culture.