Kochkor, Lake Song Kol, Kyrgyzstan
This morning at 4:50, through my tent, I was looking at Orion and listening to the most beautiful singing - call to mosque. Heaven!
I bought one shyrdak which is a layered felt carpet as well as a hand stitched wall hanging-
We drove to Kochkor en route to Lake Song Kol. This is along the way-
A typical sheep herder's trailer set up for summer-
Lunch was a great salad and borscht-
Here was a drink stand! Out of the trunk of a car!
On the way to Lake Song Kol-
Lake Song Kol is 20 km across and 3016 meters. There are a lot of yurts scattered in the hills, lots of horses grazing freely and many sheep-
Dave and I were on supper duty. Our yurt is the third building from the left. Neal is wearing a traditional Kyrgyz hat-