GlobeVisuals – Our travelling notes
From Bishkek we headed to Issyk Kul. Our route looked the following way: Balykchy - Bokonbaevo - Karakol - Bosteri. We visited Konorchek and Fairytale canyons, Barskoon Valley, Dzhety-Ogyuz District, Semenovskoye and Grigorievskoye gorges
We arrived with a plane to Bishkek and had only two full days in the city. We were also flying back from Bishkek, so we had another evening in the city. We didn’t see much, unfortunately. The city definitely offers much more than I’ll describe below.
After Eastern Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan adventures, we were yearning for some days in comfort. That’s why we decided to go from Saty directly to Almaty. Formerly known as Alma-Ata, it is the largest city in Kazakhstan with a population of about two million people.
This september we spent a wonderful week in Istanbul. The weather was great, the food as usual delicious and endless things to see, to do and to try. In this article I put together my top 15 things to do in Istanbul.
Why Kyrgyzstan / Kazakhstan? When we were planning our trip and during the trip we were often asked - why Kyrgyzstan / Kazakhstan? There were several reasons: we planned our trip during the school holidays in Germany and all "typical" destinations were expensivewe love off-the-beaten-path placesKyrgyzstan was recommended to us by some friends for its beautiful naturethe language: almost everyone [...]
Two girls, two days, one city, 33 kilometers by foot. Our city trip turned out to be a hike trip which we don't regret. Strolling along the streets of Athens, especially in the city center, is very pleasant. If you look up, you'll often see the oranges hanging from the orange trees. If you look [...]