There is no 'correct' way, no predetermined route ... I make Plan B (for backup!) and Plan A evolves as I meander my way across the face of the globe!! The fear of missing out (FOMO!!) on something or someone or somewhere is still within my psyche but as I have travelled my philosophy of... Continue Reading →

Views of Osh, Kyrgyzstan My photographic impressions of Osh city, the largest residential area outside Bishkek (the capital) in Kyrgyzstan. The city is situated in the south of Kyrgyzstan, in the Fergana Valley and close to borders with Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.  It is home to various different ethnic groups including Kyrgyz, Uzbeks, Russians, Turks, Tatars and other nationalities.... Continue Reading →

A bit of Tibetan song and dance

Spending time in Kangding, a town on the border of the area that is now the TAR but that used to be within the Kham region of Tibet (more on China and Tibet in a different post), meant visiting the town square in the evening and getting involved in the circle dancing that the local... Continue Reading →

Kyrgyzstan – World Nomad Games 2016

I've asked a few people here in Kyrgyzstan what they think about the World Nomad Games and the response has been unanimously positive.  I have also seen this video playing in the market, on a big screen in Naryn, one of the larger towns outside of Bishkek and Osh.  It appears that whilst there is... Continue Reading →

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