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This is destiny…

Once upon a time, there lived a princess on the tower that almost touched the sky. That majestic tower Burana was not really built to add beauty to the kingdom, but…

There are so many legends in Kyrgyz nation about this tower. Just like any other emotional girl, I could not keep tears after listening to the story behind it. It was so touching; both – beautiful and tragic…

After many years of longing for a child, the king finally was given a child – sweet little girl. He loved her so dearly and was ready for everything to make her the happiest princess on Earth. Unfortunately, the soothsayers came to him and said that his happiness will not last for long. When the girl turns 18, she will be bitten by dangerous insect and die.

King could not believe them but anyways endless fear filled his heart. He called the best builders and architects, ordered them to build the highest tower possible. It was completed in the shortest time possible and from that day on, the princess started living in the very top of it, away from the world…

However, there was no way to run away from destiny. When she turned 18, her maiden wanted to share sweet grapes with her, not even suspecting about the poisonous insect inside…

Look from above!

Kyrgyzstan is surrounded by mountains, which make up almost 3/4 of the territory. This is the reason why travel around this country takes more than expected, judging about its small size. For example, it takes more than 15 hours on a car to the other side of the country, when the plane can get in just an hour. The thing is, ways are complicated and not straight due to the big amount of mountains.

So if the person is short in time and wants to see the places as fast as possible, then sky-tours would be a perfect choice. Fortunately, there is a great chance for this activity in Kyrgyzstan. Heli tours will take the travelers to one of the highest peaks of the country in no time!

 

Kyrgyzstan – land of nomads…

Kyrgyz was a nomadic nation for many centuries.They have traveled all the way from ancient Mongolia, Russian Yenisei and Altay during hundreds of years and ended up in Central Asia. Shortly after that they joined Russian government. After the fall of Soviet Union the country got its independence after which became a separate and free country…

However, when I wanted to make some research on internet about Kyrgyzstan, all I could see was beautiful mountains, nomadic culture and so on. So, this was what I expected to see when I visited the country.


But, I was a bit wrong…

Welcome to Legendary Silk Road!

I’ve got that love of traveling from my parents since childhood. We’ve been to so many developing countries and cities that none of the skyscrapers surprised me anymore. So that’s when I realized that I need something very unique, such as the time-machine which can get me to an absolutely different world. When I read about Great Silk Road and the countries, which are situated there, I got that no more need to that superficial machine! All I had to do was to make a brave choice and get my things ready! All of the countries sounded familiar, but one – Kyrgyzstan. So, definitely, that was my first choice! My impressions before and after arriving that country are so great that it’s impossible to fit them all here. I’ll be sharing them by parts. For now, you can take a look at some sites where I got my very first introductions to that amazing country: Silk Road.

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