I would love to be sharing my Marriott experience, but Arne hasn’t expanded across the border, so the Hyatt Regency is getting my stash.
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan is along the old Silk Road. The Silk Road was a network of trade routes that connected the East and West, connecting Asia with southern Europe. Until the break up of the USSR, it was under significant Russian “influence”. Today, it stands alone.
I’ll add some photos and anecdotal stories during my 28 day stay, but for now, I promised a pic of my new fancy hat.....The kalpak.