WanderMom

Inspiration for where to travel with children

Crossing the Kyrgyz Uzbek Border

“No, no, no. This is not right!” The female border guard admonished me in stern tones, dismissively tossing my completed customs form into her trash basket. My temper at the petty bureaucracy flared. Ire duly raised, I opened and then quickly closed my mouth. Best not to antagonize. The object was, after all, to get Read the Rest…

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Google Plus
  • StumbleUpon
  • LinkedIn
  • Email
Kyrgyzstan-Itinerary

Community Based Tourism in Kyrgyzstan

I read about CBT Kyrgyzstan in my initial research on Kyrgyzstan. I filed it away as “Hmm, maybe, not sure it will work for us”. By the time we got to Western China, nine months into our trip, the idea of spending a few days with a driver and staying in homes with all meals Read the Rest…

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Google Plus
  • StumbleUpon
  • LinkedIn
  • Email
Kyrgyzstan-Osh-Mt-Suleiman

Osh Kyrgyzstan

I should have read the itinerary provided by CBT Kyrgyzstan more carefully. How could I have thought that a guided tour of Osh would be a good idea after six hours in the car? All we needed was a lazy walk to stretch our legs. The kids nearly flipped when they heard that we were Read the Rest…

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Google Plus
  • StumbleUpon
  • LinkedIn
  • Email
kyrgyzstan-pamir-alay-1.jpg

May Snow in Sary Tash

The road from Irkeshtam Pass to Sary Tash, the first Kyrgyz town of any size, twists and groans up the Pamir Alay. The Pamirs in Tajikistan are visible on your left, the Tian Shan on your right. On the day we passed there was no line between earth and sky, the clouds and the snow Read the Rest…

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Google Plus
  • StumbleUpon
  • LinkedIn
  • Email