KYRGYZSTAN TRAVEL DIARY – DAY 10 (BISHKEK – WANDERING AROUND THE CITY)

by Antonio Gil June. 23, 2017 1436 views
traffic that never stops

traffic that never stops

fresh air

fresh air

Soviet style architecture

Soviet style architecture

Two beauties from Bishkek

Two beauties from Bishkek

I found 'Jabba The Hutt' in front of this old trailer

I found 'Jabba The Hutt' in front of this old trailer

                                         ♫♫ 15 THINGS TO DO IN BISHKEK ♫♫

Bishkek, formerly Pishpek and Frunze, is the capital and largest city of Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Republic). Post-Soviet research suggests the name derives from a Kyrgyz word for a churn used to make fermented mare's milk (kumis), the Kyrgyz national drink. Bishkek is situated at an altitude of about 800 meters (2,600 ft), just off the northern fringe of the Kyrgyz Ala-Too range, an extension of the Tian Shan mountain range. These mountains rise to a height of 4,855 meters (15,928 ft) and provide a spectacular backdrop to the city.

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Emilia 2 years, 5 months ago
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Antonio Gil Replied to Emilia 2 years, 5 months ago

Thank you my friend

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Jill Bahm 2 years, 5 months ago

Love #4 with the lovely ladies who are showing some of the softer, sweeter side of your travels.

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Antonio Gil Replied to Jill Bahm 2 years, 5 months ago

Fortunately there is a softer and sweeter side smile Thank you Jill

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Tim Rogers 2 years, 5 months ago

Great as usual, love the B&W, love the candid of the two workers

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Tim Rogers 2 years, 5 months ago

Thanks my friend. They were very kind

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Ram Ya 2 years, 5 months ago

Thanks for sharing these beautiful stories, Antonio.
#4 to my favorites, beautiful smiles indeed!

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Ram Ya 2 years, 5 months ago

They deserve to be kept. Thank you so much Ram smile

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Jay Boggess 2 years, 5 months ago

#1Must have been quite a "shock to the system" after the pristine serenity of the wilderness.... #3 architecture as dead looking and unimaginative as the obsolete philosophy.....#4 beautiful smiles for us! #5 only You would make this observation, my friend....hahahahahahaaaa....
Fascinating series with great camerawork & edits!

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Antonio Gil Replied to Jay Boggess 2 years, 5 months ago

#1 you can say so - back to civilization and all its problems. #3 - Exactly. #4 They were preparing tables for lunch and I ask if I could take a picture because they were so beautiful (I said beautiful in Russian - красивый - and I think they understood smiley) #5 - Too many vodka smileysmiley. Thanks dear Jay.

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Jay Boggess Replied to Antonio Gil 2 years, 5 months ago

Always a pleasure to see what "catches your eye", even when it's "bathing" in vodka....(((grin)))

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Antonio Gil Replied to Jay Boggess 2 years, 5 months ago

hahahahaha

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Jay Boggess Replied to Antonio Gil 2 years, 5 months ago

:=D

Cheers!

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Stephanie Hyde 2 years, 5 months ago

Lol...Jabba the Hutt!  You crack me up!

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Stephanie Hyde 2 years, 5 months ago

smileysmileysmiley

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Francesc 2 years, 5 months ago

Fantastic, as always, set...Happy weekend

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Francesc 2 years, 5 months ago

Much obliged Francesc. Same to you my friend

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Berckmans Peter 2 years, 5 months ago

Hey Antonio, nice series again, #4 & #5 are my favs. The colors in 4 are great, I like that you just got that bit more of the wall in the frame and not only put the focus on the girls. And Jabba, yes I can see his face in it. Great Job

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Antonio Gil Replied to Berckmans Peter 2 years, 5 months ago

I was tempted to focus only the girls smile Thanks my friend

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