In The Land of the Tian Shan Mountains by Muhammad Idrees

A combination of travelogue and memoir, this book gives the reader an inside view, not only of Kyrgyzstan but also the people and culture through the eyes of a young graduate student from Afghanistan.  I learned a lot from reading this book.  I had no idea how Kyrgyzstan, a democratic county, would be viewed by … Continue reading In The Land of the Tian Shan Mountains by Muhammad Idrees

Searching for Unique: A Travellers Guide to Extraordinary Experiences by Nancy O’Hare

This is the second travel guide by this author that I have had the pleasure of reading.  The author lives the idea of experiencing new lands as a traveler instead of just a tourist.  This volume takes us into the world of adventurous hikes, little-known festivals and Ancient Temples as well as Modern Metropolises.  While … Continue reading Searching for Unique: A Travellers Guide to Extraordinary Experiences by Nancy O’Hare