Tag: Bishkek

Ancient designs in the National Historical Museum, Bishkek

Through the lens: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek came as a surprise to me. After several weeks traveling the Silk Roads of Uzbekistan, I’m not sure what I expected in neighboring...
Lunchtime feast in a Kyrgyz yurt

Artful dining in Kyrgyzstan

Traveling to Kyrgyzstan after several weeks in Uzbekistan, I was struck by how dining in Kyrgyzstan was varied and had homespun charm of Kyrgyz...
Kyrgyz felt

Kyrgyz felt travels its own Silk Road to high fashion

Designers in Kyrgyzstan are doing wonderful things with Kyrgyz felt these days. On a May afternoon in Bishkek, I visited the atelier of Aidai...
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