Climbing through Kyrgyzstan
In the last couple of weeks we’ve seen some incredibly dramatic transitions between landscapes. We’d be cycling a flat dry desert with no water in the morning and climbing mountains surrounded by snow and ice cold rivers in the afternoon.
Kyrgyzstan has lifted our spirits and reinvigorated our hunger for the trip. Even though we climbed 2 passes over 3000m, it all seemed worth it for the stunning views, clear mountain waters and improved food after the lows of Uzbekistan. Kyrgyzstan somehow managed to exceed our inflated expectations; it really is the Switzerland of Central Asia. Our health improved as a result too and in the blink of an eye we seem to have ended up charging through Western China. It has all happened rather quickly.
Fantastic photos, well done, looking forward to the next batch!
Heh guys you are doing so well and delighted your good health has returned. Kyrgyzstan!!! – well have to admit, never heard of the place but it sounds like a bit of a gem. Look forward to your next update and humba gashle. Annsie Pannsie. 🐫🐫🐫 you were probably pleased to see the back of those guys!
Looking at how you are powering through China, it seems those balls of horse cheese certainly did their job!