Kyrgyzstan

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Mountainous landscapes, a mix of traditions borrowed from nomadic culture and Soviet Era:
Welcome to Kyrgyzstan!

 

 Language(s) Kirghiz, russian
Currency Kyrgyz Som
Hitchhiking level Easy
Wild camping Super easy

Responsible travel: animal exploitation, somewhere between traditions and attractions

In summary: while volunteering in a hostel in Kyrgyzstan, we were struck by a majority of travelers interest and enthusiasm for horseback treks without any prior experience or taking a picture of themselves with an eagle on the arm... Our mood: not really ok

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Getting higher – Roadtrip in Kyrgyzstan

« 32 dney ! » 32 days... June 20th, we entered Kazakhstan on May 20th, there must be a mistake. We took out our cell phones, counted back with the custom officer on the calendar: 1, 2, 3... 32. He was right. We have indeed exceeded the visa exemption period, set at 30 days for French citizens. "Warning, warning, warning!" We did well: no fine, but a first official warning...

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