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Photos of Lesotho by Horse

Photos of Lesotho by Horse

Ever since I bought and rode Sarala in Kyrgyzstan, I have wanted to do another trip on horseback. For getting off the roads, there’s no better way to travel. Even before that, at the end of my first cycle trip through Africa, I had been looking at buying a horse and...
Osh (Bosh)

Osh (Bosh)

The Taj – Kyrgyz Boarder was fairly uneventful. The Gents were asked for several contributions to the boarder guards’ cognac fund (presented with convincingly fake “Compulsory” Vetinary Declaration Forms) which were met with a jovial but firm...
Three Cool Kuls In Kyrgyzstan

Three Cool Kuls In Kyrgyzstan

The natural beauty of Kyrgyzstan is simply overwhelming- varying altitudes create a huge diversity of landscapes, with alpine valleys, flower meadows, snowy mountains, fertile pasturelands and fast-flowing clear rivers vying for your adventure attention. For us, one...

KIRGIZIË EN HET VISUM CIRCUS

VERRASSEND MOOI KIRGIZIË Vanuit de hete Gobiwoestijn naar de toppen van Kirgizië (Kyrgyzstan) is een hele overgang. Onze eerste overnachtingsplek hier en de laatste gezamenlijke van de Chinagroep is Tash Rabat, een oude karavanserai. Hier staan een aantal...
Chapter 27/Kyrgyzstan

Chapter 27/Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is rapidly becoming the gateway of choice for western travelers in Central Asia. The reasons for this are its natural beauty, unspoiled mountain scape, ragged ridges, summer pastures and the recent introduction of visa-free travel, in addition with almost...

The Seven Wonders of the World

How many wonders of the world does the average person get to experience in their life time? I reckon the average person is lucky to see even one. Here’s a list of the original 7 wonders of the ancient world. The Colossus of Rhodes The Hanging Gardens of...
Go Go Goa!

Go Go Goa!

About a year and a half ago we got an email from someone in Pakistan inviting us to Islamabad when we passed through the Middle East. He was with the VW club of Pakistan, and had been following our trip through the Americas. When we got to Islamabad, he said, there...