Monthly Archives: October 2010

Extreme Town Makeover: Osh and Jalal-Abad Edition

After our second stint in Bishkek, highlighted by a tumultuous and brief relationship with Ms. Liu (link yet to be completed), we were eager to see the much romanticized ancient Silk Road metropoles of Kyrgyzstan’s south. Osh and Jalal-Abad, both … Continue reading

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Fun With Government Airlines: Amritsar to Bishkek

On the sweltering night of August 11 and bleak morning of August 12, the quasi-legal world was rocked by a series of frivolous trials involving the individuals D. Blunden, S. Kaye, and a wide host of offending parties in the … Continue reading

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Kyrgyzstan: Gettin’ Our Goatface

Our Kyrgyz Nomad Hosts On the way to Lake Song-Kul we felt reinvigorated. We’d won the first round of the Bishkek embassy battles, our trophy a Kazakh visa and, thus, a definitive way out of Kyrgyzstan, and finally headed south … Continue reading

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