Culture and Souvenirs

You want to learn about the Kyrgyz culture? It's a century old tradition from nomadic tribes roaming the Tien Shan mountains. They developed many fascinating habits which are subject to our cultural presentations.

The yurt is the mobile home of the Kyrgyz. In summer, when the lifestock is grazing on the high mountain pastures, the yurt is the place to stay for the sheperd's family. It is erected every spring and taken down in autumn.

Hence, the yurt shall be easy to transport and set-up. But, however, it is not like our nowadays, lightweight trekking tents. Have a look at the procedure to make a home in the mountains.

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