Kyrgyzstan

In the Shadow of the Seven Bulls: Karakol, Kyrgyzstan

Jay Tindall | September 11, 2014

Karakol is unlike any other part of Kyrgyzstan. Its scenery, its diversity of people, its attractions, and even its cuisine are all unique and have a wonderfully authentic feel. And after my kitschy Issyk Kul lake experience, unique and authentic were two traits I was craving.

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.

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.