Bicycle Touring from Kara Balta to Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan Independence Day, Osh bazar, Visas and other things to do in Bishkek, a laid-back Silk Road city. Today is Independence Day, we go downtown to attend the celebrations. Kyrgyzstan is a nation of very tough people, they made two revolutions in the last 10 years and their nation pride is quite high.
Bicycle Touring to the ancient city of Turkestan one of the most valuable heritages in Kazakhstan. Cycling the Silk Road under the heat of the Central Asia summer.
With only 15 days to cycle more than 4.000km through the desert, we have no other choice but to hitchhike. Fortunately here in the steppe of Kazakhstan, it's as easy as taking a bus in London. Just wait for the first truck, wave your hand and it will stop if the driver has the tiniest room for you. And than the fun begins.
From Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan by boat. Crossing the Caspian Sea on a Soviet-era ferry, from Baku to Aktau. Right in the middle of the Kazakh Steppe.
August, 3rd 2014 Lahic It's Sunday, today Rovshan's home from work, he accompanies us in town, he has to go to the barber shop. The driver of yesterday, Akif, comes to pick up us, usual 4-speed Lada here we...