Located at the crossroads of Central Asia, the city of Karakol in eastern Kyrgyzstan is a fascinating gateway to the region’s diverse history, cuisine, and nature. Many unique cultures contribute to the town’s culinary history and cultural heritage: Kyrgyz, Tatar, Russian, Dungan, Uighur, Kalmyk, Uzbek, and more. And with both the Tian Shan Mountains and Lake Issyk-Kul nearby, you’ll discover limitless outdoor adventure .
This video will show you through some of the more “local” things and places I visited whilst there. Bearing in mind this was photographed by me back in 2012. I hope it gives you a flavour of the place….