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A few local beliefs to know before going to Kyrgyzstan

Land of nomads and of infinite mountains, on the ancient Silk Road, Kyrgyzstan welcomes more and more tourists each...
Apr 15 2020

A small guide to the Kyrgyz Horse

Like in other nomadic countries, the horse in Kyrgyzstan has a very important place in local life. It used to be the only way to travel in the high mountains of the Tian Shan, the...
Apr 15 2020

Cultural differences to know before going to Kyrgyzstan

A trip to Kyrgyzstan will definitely be one of the best trips in your life, full of adventures, discoveries and...
Apr 09 2020

Why you should choose Kyrgyzstan for your next vacation

Planning your next trip? Then you should definitely think about going to Kyrgyzstan to enjoy a unique adventure....
Apr 09 2020

A guide to Kyrgyz nomad games

Even though the Kyrgyz people became sedentary or semi-nomad during the 20th century, they have kept a large part of their traditions and nomadic heritage, including several games...
Apr 08 2020

One day trips from Bishkek

The capital of Kyrgyzstan is a small, human-sized city marked with the snowy Ala-Too Mountains in the background. It’s very easy to go to the mountains from Bishkek for a picnic or...
Apr 08 2020

A guide to the Kalpak, the Kyrgyz traditional hat

The Kalpak is more than just a hat in Kyrgyzstan. Deeply rooted in local culture, this traditional hat is very symbolic...
Apr 08 2020

The customs and traditions related to birth in Kyrgyzstan

Modern Kyrgyz are still very attached to their traditions, most of which regulate the important events of family life....
Apr 06 2020

What should women pack for a trek in Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyzstan is the land of mountains ideal for multiday treks. But how should you pack for your adventure? Going to...
Apr 06 2020

Suimenkul Chokmorov, a talented and world-famous Kyrgyz actor

Suimenkul Chokmorov is one of the most well-known Kyrgyz figures, along with the writer Chyngyz Aitmatov. Lover of the...
Apr 06 2020


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