When visiting Kyrgyzstan, locals seem stunned at first that any Westerner would make the trip to their country in the first place. Then they remember that Kyrgyzstan has Issyk Kul, which is undoubtedly the country’s most well-known tourist destination. Every guidebook and article about Kyrgyzstan will tell you that it’s the second largest alpine lake [...]
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When you move across the world for a long period of time, inevitably you are going to learn some things both about yourself and about life in general. For example, before I moved to South Korea, I never realized how long a single tube of toothpaste lasts when it’s only you who is using it. [...]
I had seen pictures upon pictures of the “Northern Lights” or the Aurora Borealis, a magnificent “natural light show” caused by excited protons and electrons interacting with the earth’s magnetic field. The vast, untouched lands from Kolbeinsey, Eyjafjörður to Vík, Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla were just a click-of-the-shutter away. While landing around 10PM local time, our plane was [...]