In Kyrgyzstan, drinking horse milk is supposed to bring good health. So I set out to try it for myself!
If you’re looking for food tours in Osh or curious about some of the national dishes, here are my tips on what to eat in Kyrgyzstan.
In the Western Tien-Shan Mountains, you’ll find one of the most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan – a UNESCO biosphere and World Heritage Site.
It’s been worshipped for at least 1500 years but perhaps this mountain was declared sacred just to attract Silk Road travellers?
This strange-looking building in Bishkek was where you could get married when religion was banned. So what’s it like inside now?
In the city of Osh, enormous murals created during the Soviet years cover the walls of buildings. But make sure you look closely.
In the buildings of Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek, you can still see the legacy of the Soviet Union’s control of this city.
To get across mountains and through the stunning landscapes of Sary-Chelek in Kyrgyzstan, there’s no better way than by horse.
Near the capital, Bishkek, is Burana Tower, a symbol against the mountains that shows an ancient city that once existed in Kyrgyzstan.