Also by Adilet Bektursunov
May 24, 2023
Kyrgyz Cowboys Risk Lives On Alpine Horse Drive
As spring comes to an end in Kyrgyzstan, local cowboys must drive their horses high into the mountains in search of greener pastures. During the three-day journey, the men hardly get a moments rest as they guide over 150 horses along busy highways and up the sides of ridged mountain slopes.
September 27, 2020
Perilous Path: Death Trail To A Remote Kyrgyz Village
A dangerous mountain trail is the only direct route that connects the remote southern Kyrgyz village of Zardaly to the outside world. Every year, people and cattle plummet from the cliffs, but locals continue to use the perilous path because they have no other choice.