One of the things I miss most about Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, was the winter. It was so beautiful after getting it’s first snowfall. I took this picture back in December, 1999, when I was leaving Kyrgyzstan for Turkey.
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Beautiful Bishkek, Kyrgzyzstan. A lovely city. I lived in Bishkek from August, 1999, to December, 1999. I lived with a well known actor and his family who once served as a host family for a Peace Corps volunteer. From their apartment, they had a nice view of the Kyrgyz Ala-too mountains.
Manas International Airport is different today then back in 1999. Now the US military stations some of its troops the Manas Air Base. Back in 1999, Manas was a newly built airport with just one jetway. There were still many Soviet built airplanes at the airport then such as this Kyrgyzstan Airline’s Tupolev 154, a […]