Final part of my exciting journey in Central Asia summer 2011

See the relation between the nature and used symbols in the Shirdak felt carpets

Surrounded by nature is our last week in Kyrgyzstan. If you experience the nature in Kyrgyzstan you can also understand the Kyrgyz arts and crafts better. The color combinations in the traditional felt rugs called shyrdak are the color combinations of the hundreds of types of flower species you see in the mountains. Read more Final part of my exciting journey in Central Asia summer 2011

Tash Rabat a place for meditation

Tash Rabat a place for meditation

Our yurt with  a shirdak door in front of the monastery or carvanserai of Tash Rabat
Our yurt with a shirdak door in front of the monastery or carvanserai of Tash Rabat

After crossing the Tortugart-pass, we entered Kyrgyzstan again.

We stopped at the beautiful Tash-Rabat fortress. This can be found off the main road for around 11 km, hidden in Kara-Koun Gorge at an altitude of 3600m. It is a very empty and quiet valley. We stayed in a yurt with a shyrdak as door

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