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What I Wish I’d Known Before Visiting Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan (and Central Asia in general) is one of those regions of the world that I always thought I’d like to travel to, but never actually expected to visit. So, when I was offered the chance to attend the 2nd ever World Nomad Games in Cholpon-Ata, I was on it. It was a great trip, […]

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Trekking on Horseback to Son Kol Lake, Kyrgyzstan

I was a bit apprehensive about spending two days on the back of a horse, riding through Kyrgyzstan’s northern mountains. Horse riding is something I love, but it makes me nervous. When your childhood horse throws you from its back so violently that you break your arm as you hit a nearby gumtree, you’re going […]

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