Photos Kyrgyzstan
Photos Kyrgyzstan

Cholpon Ata - Lake Issyk Kul beach

There are many modern beach resorts at Lake Issyk Kul, mainly catering to Russian and Kazakh tourists

Cholpon Ata - Lake Issyk Kul beach

Colorful soviet era water bikes for rent in Lake Issyk Kul

Cholpon Ata - Lake Issyk Kul beach

Lake Issyk Kul beach resort where tourists can have some relax time while traveling Central Asia

Cholpon Ata - Plov

Enjoying tasty Paloo (Kyrgyz Plov) a dish with beef, fried in a large qazan and mixed with fried shredded carrots, jiucai and cooked rice

Cholpon Ata - CSTO summit flags

Flags of the countries who joined the 2009 CSTO summit in Cholpon Ata, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

Cholpon Ata - State propaganda

One of many billboards showing Bakiyev as the strong leader of Kyrgyzstan, a year later he fled the country after a popular upraise

Bishkek - Manas International Airport

Soviet era aircraft parked on Manas International Airport with the Tien Shan mountains in the background

Bishkek - Manas International Airport

Airplane graveyard at Manas Airport with many disbanded Soviet aircraft including a series of Aeroflot Tu-134 aircraft

Bishkek - Manas Air Force base

Manas Air Force Base hangars and a couple of KC-135 Stratotankers sen while taking of from the airport

Bishkek - Manas Air Force base

Five US Air force KC-135 Stratotankers, a C-17 Globemaste and a C-5 Galaxy seen from the passenger terminal of Manas airport

Bishkek - Manas Air Force base

Five US Air force KC-135 Stratotankers from the Air Mobility Command parked on the apron of Manas Air Force base

Bishkek - Manas Air Force base

The war on terror very close in 2009 on the US Air force Base at Manas

Bishkek - Manas Air Force base

KC-135 Stratotankers are used to refuel allied fighter and bomber aircraft during missions above Afghanistan

Bishkek - Antonov An-24RV

Antonov An-24RV number EX-252 operated by Avia Traffic Company from Kyrgyzstan seen on Manas Airport

Bishkek - Tupolev Tu-134A

Tupolev Tu-134A from Kyrgyzstan Air Company that actually crashed near Osh in 2012

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