Bishkek, Krygyzstan’s, 131st Birthday

Yesterday was Bishkek, Kyrgzystan‘s, 131st birthday since it’s founding by the Russians in 1878. I lived in Bishkek for four months when I worked with the American Councils for International Education in late 1999. Bishkek is a very interesting place to live in. I lived in the Yug Dva region which had a great view of the Ala-Too mountains. I have lots of wonderful memories there.

Check out this link for photos from yesterday’s birthday celebrations:

Celebrating the Bishkek City Day

Bishkek Birthday

Cross-posted from: ExpatPragmatist.com

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