Unknown Land – Kyrgyzstan

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When my friends tell me about their country and its history, what comes to my mind is big mountains covered with green carpet, crystal-clear waterfalls and rivers, and nomads… So I naturally start asking some silly questions, which make them both laugh and get a bit mad as well, such as, do you guys still live in those “yurta”s, have you got an internet in your city, etc. And when they start talking about the modern life there, it gets so hard to imagine and putting those two styles of life together: imagine using a cell-phone while riding a horse! So I had to put a serious step towards learning about Kyrgyzstan more and put an end to the ridiculous questions in my head…