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They say “If you want to do something, you will find time. If you don’t, then you’ll find a reason”. Seriously, if there is a wish, then everything is possible. This thought can be proven by the most ancient petroglyphs. People wanted to draw even when there was not even a pencil in the past, so they found a way: stones seemed like a perfect material for their art!

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Saimaluu Tash (or Decorated Stones in Kyrgyz) is a petroglyph site in Jalal-Abad Province, Kyrgyzstan. Over 10,000 carved pictures have so far been identified, making the site a worldwide important rock-art collection. The findings are thought to date from 2000BC up into the middle ages. The site can be reached in about a day on foot or horseback, but only around the month of August. At other times, snow conditions make it hard to reach.

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Saimaluu-Tash keeps many certain discoveries for biologist, ethnographers and even specialists in stone’s processing. There can be met “portraits” of elephants and lions – animals that are not quite typical for Tien-Shan mountains. It means that ancient artists saw them somewhere, or maybe they lived in those regions where these representatives of the fauna existed.

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In some petroglyphs (stone drawings) modern scientists saw the ancient calendars, turning back to the darkness of centuries of the priests and cultivators, and even star maps as well.

Time to eat!

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The one can be so strong, dynamic and hyper, but there is something stronger than all of them – hunger! It is the very thing that turns a pussy cat into an angry lion! So, it must be really nice for us as well to slow down from extreme and take a look at some delicacies!

The same place where we had virtual heli tours last time offer some unique food and drinks, which are made to give a man more strength. The ones who spend their lives on mountains cannot imagine their lives without meat, so this product is used the most in every dish. Following source gives short description of Kyrgyzstan’s cuisine!

www.kyrgyz.net.my/cuisine-kyrgyztan.html

Let’s fly!

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As promised last time, I’ve been looking out for the most unique and extreme activities in Central Asia. There were so many cool things to do, such as hiking, diving or cycling somewhere beautiful. But I swear, for the first time in my life I found out that there is something else, called “heli-skiing”! If you are lucky enough to live in or somewhere close to Kyrgyzstan, then just go for it! Kyrgyzstan’s majestic mountain peaks, especially Khan Tengri are perfect for such heli tours. Hope you get the most adrenaline and make it the adventure of a lifetime!

Active vacations

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What else can be more fun than spending vacations somewhere new! For that, first of all, the one should actually have breaks that are long enough to travel even to the other side of the Earth. Yeah! This is what I wish for everybody and will do my best here to share some tips and suggestions about the best touristic spots and world trip packages.

As long as you are good at choosing the right thing to do, the vacation will be just a blast wherever you are. I figure, there is no need to tell you what to do in famous cities, such as Paris, London or New York, since they are too popular and just a presence in those cities will get you so excited. But imagine if you are in the middle of a valley in some Central Asian country! What in the world could you do there??

A LOT of things! You will now be surprised just like me! Just take a look at this source about the travel packages to Asia!

www.centralasia-travel.com/en

www.peregrineadventures.com