Kyrgyzstan

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by bmg123, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. bmg123

    bmg123 TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jan 15, 2013
    England, UK
    Got back from a month long trip across Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan on Wednesday. Whilst out in country I participated in mountain treks as well as a home stay project, renovating irrigation channels and finally moving on to a bit of R&R around the cities with a bit of camel riding in the deserts.
    I'll update this thread a lot over the coming days as my photos are a bit fragmented and adding context to them all will also take a while, but for now I hope you enjoy photos from the first country!

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    Most of these ones in the cities are from Bishkek.

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    These two below are from the beginning of our main trek.

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    Making a fire at sunset...

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    There are quite a few more on my Flickr, with a lot more to come. My internet connection isn't great at the moment so uploading is taking a lot longer than I'd like!
     
  2. Kumaresh Nattanmai

    Kumaresh Nattanmai TalkEmount Rookie

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    Aug 13, 2013
    nice shots there
     
  3. WoodWorks

    WoodWorks Super Moderator

    Dec 12, 2012
    Ashland, OR, USA
    David
    Looking forward to more, especially of the mountains there.
     
  4. dsiglin

    dsiglin TalkEmount Veteran

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    Greenville, SC
    This might be a strange comment, but the trees in the second to last photo are very regal.
     
  5. TonyTurley

    TonyTurley TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Apr 24, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    Beautiful! I like the B&W + selective color in #2, as well.

    Tony
     
  6. ChangshaNotes

    ChangshaNotes Super Moderator

    Aug 15, 2012
    China
    Colin
    Great stuff. Love the dog photo.

    More, more, more!
     
  7. bmg123

    bmg123 TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jan 15, 2013
    England, UK
    Thanks all! A couple more of the earlier uploads:

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  8. TonyTurley

    TonyTurley TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Apr 24, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    Keep them coming. Those are nice.

    Tony
     
  9. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Jim
    All very nice, I really like that last one. :)
     
  10. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Looks like a very adventerous trip and some great photos too ;)

    P.S. the dog photo is excellent!!!
     
  11. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    wow nice shot, love the last one of the firts set, those landscape are amazing.
     
  12. serhan

    serhan TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2011
    NYC
    Interesting photos and place to visit...
     
  13. bmg123

    bmg123 TalkEmount Veteran

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    England, UK
    A couple of scenic shots, the first was taken at approx. 3860m...

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    We had to scramble down this almost vertical snow field...

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    To get here!

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    And a few more from the rest of the trek:

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  14. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    ^^WOW!!! Such a beautiful place
    Love 'em all ;)


    P.S. It seems that there is some dust on your Nex's sensor :)
     
  15. bmg123

    bmg123 TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jan 15, 2013
    England, UK
    Yeah, tried to clean it up as best I could but a few dots slipped through, some might be grit collected on the glass from all the dust and dirt on trek

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using TalkNEX mobile app
     
  16. TonyTurley

    TonyTurley TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Apr 24, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    Great scenery and great job capturing it!
     
  17. dsiglin

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    Greenville, SC
    The colors of that lake, breathtaking. It's all breathtaking.
     
  18. WoodWorks

    WoodWorks Super Moderator

    Dec 12, 2012
    Ashland, OR, USA
    David
    Gorgeous! You're so lucky!
     
  19. Zanner

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    Aug 19, 2013
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    Suzanne
    Gorgeous! I love that dog photo
     
  20. bmg123

    bmg123 TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jan 15, 2013
    England, UK
    Last few!

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    No smoking!