Winter in Bishkek

Winter in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

One of the things I miss most about Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, was the winter.  It was so beautiful after getting it's first snowfall.  I took this picture back in December, 1999, when I was leaving Kyrgyzstan for Turkey. Continue Reading

Osh Bazaar in Bishkek

Osh Bazaar - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

I visited the famous Osh Bazaar in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.  It is probably one of the busiest locations in Bishkek.  Vendors arrive with products shipped from throughout Central Asia. Continue Reading

Kyrgyz Honor Guard

Kyrgyz Honor Guard - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

While walking in the city center of Bishkek in 1999, I was able to get some good shots of the Kyrgyz Honor Guard that stood in front of Lenin's statue.  This statue has since been replaced by Manas, a popular poet and hero in Kyrgyzstan. Continue Reading

Bishkek

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Beautiful Bishkek, Kyrgzyzstan.  A lovely city.  I lived in Bishkek from August, 1999, to December, 1999.  I lived with a well known actor and his family who once served as a host family for a Peace Corps volunteer.  From their apartment, they had a nice view of the Kyrgyz Ala-too mountains. Continue Reading