Mountain hiking in Kyrgyzstan – looking for Snow Leopards in Ala-Archa

Day 89, 22nd of September 2017, 23°C, clear sky and no wind. At 7 am I was already taking a taxi to Osh Bazaar, from where I took the mashrutka (local minibus) number 265 to Kashka-Suu, the closest village to Ala-Archa National Park, just 40 Km south of Bishkek.

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Kyrgyzstan history remnants – Cholpon-Ata petroglyphs and Burana tower

Day 86, 19th of September 2017 ​(29 Zul Hijjah, 1438), 22°C, clear sky and no wind. Went to the English School to say goodbye one last time and left Karakol on the mashrutka (local minibus) heading to Cholpon-Ata.

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