Synopses & Reviews
Billed 'the most beautiful country in the world' by The Times, Kyrgyzstan is a must-stop destination for anyone traveling through Central Asia or along the Silk Road. Take in the majesty of the celestial Tien Shan mountains, spend the night in a yurt or Kyrgyz home, or trek in the in Ala-Archa canyon, roaming grounds for enigmatic snow leopard. The Bradt guide is an invaluable companion for anyone venturing into this off-the-beaten-track destination. With more maps and practical information than any other guide, Bradt's Kyrgyzstan details towns and villages not covered by the competition. Entertainingly written, it provides unparalleled background information, including an update on the country's political situation.
A new edition of the most in-depth guide available to Kyrgyzstan leading visitors through some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in Asia.
About the Author
Laurence Mitchell is a freelance travel writer and photographer and has travelled widely in Central Asia and the ex-Soviet world. He is the author of three other Bradt guides: Serbia, Belgrade, and Slow Norfolk & Suffolk.