Horsin’ Around

After the half-day horse trek organized by the London School and SRAS, a few of us students were left wanting more. Four of the eight SRAS students agreed to go. There are many companies offering treks and excursions in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, but typical of broke college kids abroad, we were looking for the… Continue reading Horsin’ Around

Culture Shock? I don’t know her.

In one week, I will have been living in Bishkek for one month! It's gone by really fast, but I've had a lot to keep me busy. Next Saturday, the program-included time with my host family will be up and I'm moving into the dorms of the London School for the rest of the semester.… Continue reading Culture Shock? I don’t know her.

A Very (Issyk) Kul Weekend*

*I will not apologize for this title. The first weekend after classes begun, SRAS and the London School planned an excursion for the students that had arrived. We went to Lake Issyk Kul, probably one of the most popular summer destinations for locals as well as tourists. Issyk Kul is in the eastern part of… Continue reading A Very (Issyk) Kul Weekend*