Issyk-Kul Lake

Stan & Stare: Natural Wonders of Central Asia

Remote Lands | December 16, 2014

Hidden in the yawning expanse of Central Asia that makes up the Stans are some treasures that should be on every intrepid traveler’s map. These seemingly uncharted lands are full of truly mind-blowing ancient and natural wonders.

Coney Island, Soviet Style: Issyk Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan

Jay Tindall | September 9, 2014

Having heard so much about Issyk Kul lake since my arrival in Kyrgyzstan, I was excited to check it out. It is, after all, one of the top resort destinations for not only Kyrgyz nationals, but also for people living in other Soviet nations.