Diary Of A Traveller

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Staying a while and taking a good rest in Kochkor was great. Strangers became friends… and friends finally became closer like a family. People in Ormon Han village greeted me and fed me well with their traditional Kyrgyz food. They knew that I was tired after travelling for many days with two horses all the way from Karakol. They filled my stomach with kymyz. Drinking horse milk makes me stronger… and I… Read More

When I was a young boy, when I was helpless, when my dreams were wild and infinite, I used to dream a lot. I had a dream that Im moving slowly with my horses through trees in the high mountains, surrounded by beautiful endless grassland with rivers flowing in between coming from the high snowcapped mountain in the far distance. I kept on picturing it in my mind. I remember sitting alone… Read More

The day I left Barskoon was a tricky one. It was challenging, dangerous but adventurous. I couldn’t find a clear path on the big rocky hills around Barskoon towards the west and I had to climb high on one of the big hill. It was nothing more than a trap. The slope down was steep. I had no other choice but to descend the steep rocky hill on the other side to… Read More