We spent almost one week in Bishkek doing nothing but updating the website, applying for the visa to Kazakhstan and going to a banya. In between, a one-day trip to the nearby Ala Archa National Park for a small trekking and superb views of Kyrgyz mountain landscape and some small Christmas celebration.
After the two days spent in Osh the plan was to spend at least 5 days in Bishkek just doing practically nothing. It was the first country with cheap enough accomodation to be able to spend days updating the website, writing the missing posts and just resting. Besides, Christmas day was going to be soon, so we just booked a nice apartment and stayed there for almost one week, finally.
Born in Barcelona and raised in Olot, I've been interested in travelling since I was a child, when every Summer I crossed Spain from coast to coast with my parents. Listening to my siblings' stories about their trips all over the world also helped, as well as watching Around the World with Willy Fog on TV :)
As I grew up, and while I was still studying... read more