Outside of Naryn with the Ala Too mountains in the distance was this man riding his horse. I was standing with an American teacher, my assistant and my Russian driver when this man rode by. Naturally, I asked to take a picture and he approved. When I think of Kyrgyzstan today, this image always pops […]
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Driving away from Naryn, we passed two boys riding a donkey. The boy in front looked like he was carrying a heavy bag full of potatoes, possibly rice. I cannot remember today. They both were wearing backpacks possibly coming back from school. Not a very fast means of transportation but probably easier then walking.
During my trip to Naryn with ACCELS, I had an opportunity to visit the local mosque. Three of the Kyrgyz boys below gave me a tour of the mosque including going up the minaret. I got a great view of Naryn. It was a nice mosque, the Muslim community very pious. After my tour, I […]
One of the most beautiful rivers in the world. The Naryn River runs through Naryn, Kyrgyzstan, and is one of the main headwaters that would become the mighty Syr Darya River. The water was so blue and refreshing, I wanted to jump into the river but I knew I would drown or die of hypothermia. […]