Tag Archives: Silk Road Travels

Felt road in Kyrgyzstan

Stef Verhoeven has written a great story in the Dutch Magazine Zin edition april 2012. link Tweet

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Clash of Culture

The city of Kashgar was a strange experience. The presence of two worlds is constantly felt. Efficient, global, focusing on progress captures the Chinese culture, the old, conservative society of the Uygur. The mud houses with enclosed courtyards and the … Continue reading

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The Last Piece of the Puzzle

Entering the border of China I felt relieved.  I was going to meet the last group of Central Asian people – the Uyghur, a Turkic ethnic group living mainly in the Xinjiang region of China, whom I have not met … Continue reading

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Shyrdak Rugs & felt making in At Bashi, Kyrgyzstan

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My Silk Road Adventure – Hospitality in Kochkor

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Askar, our Bishkek warrior

The Bishkek days were hectic, full of appointments with a range of different people such as artisans, politicians, NGO workers and businessmen. Tweet

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Is this the end of my Kyrgyzstan blog?

On the very first day of our stay in Bishkek my camera broke down! Tweet

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Let’s travel the Silk Road from Bishkek to Kashgar.

Although I have been travelling to Kyrgyzstan every year for the last ten years, I didn’t really have the opportunity to share my experiences with others, except from my family and friends.  Tweet

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