KYRGYZSTAN #1: BISHKEK, LEAVING

THE IMPERIAL CAPITAL

In Kyrgyzstan, apricot is one of the main fruits of the diet of the Kyrgyz, thousands of them dry in the sun to then make jam. This is eaten daily and it is spread on bread with black sesame seeds. At our arrival at the Manas Airport in Bishkek around 5 in the morning, taxi …

In Hanoi, crossing the street is a dance. Motorcycles don't stop but they dodge and even more when it rains, they don't want to get wet. On motorcycles they fit two, three and four people and they squeeze between cars, buses and people by opposite lanes and they respect neither the crosswalks nor the traffic …

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