If you are a man and are in Kyrgyzstan, you MUST shake every guy's hand when you meet them. If there is a group of guys standing around and you only know one of them, you still must shake all of the other's hands. They must likewise shake yours if you are in a group and they walk up. Bottom line, if there is any handshaking going on, everybody must participate.
The typical children's beds. Under the bed is a kind of small bucket mounted. And then they put a kind of pipe on the baby, so when he pees, it flows into the small bucket. Of course, I can already hear you think, yes they have two shapes of pipes, one for the boys and one for the girls.
KYRGYZ HAT MADE OF FOUR PANELS OF WHITE FELT.
IT IS WORN BY MALES OF ALL AGES
IT IS A SYMBOL OF THE NATION
KALPAK TURK WORD FOR HAT, AK WHITE IN KYRGYZ.
The muslim graveyards have magnificent settings. They often include structures that resemble yurts or mosques, within which the grave is set.
The daily newspapers are pinned up in special cases designed for the purpose in the parks, and locals can walk past and read the news.
Girls dressed up in traditional costumes in Jalal-abad. They dressed up for a special occastion - a local party, but you usually wouldn't see people wearting such costumes on the street.
Manas appeared over 1000 years ago and besides reflecting the entire history of Kyrgyz people, it also discusses topics from all sides of human life: social, economic, and political.
Isn't he cute. And yes I am sure it was a boy, because I saw the mother place the special pee-pipe before she covered him completely.
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