After a few relaxing days in Khujand, we crossed into Kyrgyzstan and spent 2 days in Osh before heading north towards Bishkek, the capital. An animal bazar and meeting a nice old man there were the highlights of the town, as the man spent almost all day with us showing us around, giving explanations... really good first impression of Kyrgyz people. It felt like Iran!
As you don't need visa to enter Kyrgyzstan, the border crossing from Tajikistan was the easiest one. No checkings, just a small stamp on the passport and you are free to spend a couple of months in the country. It should be like this everywhere!
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