eating caviar from a bucket
eating a typical 'Dungan' meal at at a Dungan
family. Chinese muslims who fled from China and settled
visiting small ethnic german villages.
Meeting a Russian hunter and his family,
he used to be dropped by helicopter in the
mountains. He would hunt mountain goat and
other animals. On the 3rd day he would light a fire at
a set time and the chopper would pick him up.
Meeting a proffesional Krygyz eagle trainer. He would
climb into the mountains and trap an eagle, then bring
it back and train it to hunt.
travelling by army jeep up into the mountains
to see a herd of 400 yak, being invited to
a sheeps head dinner by the herdsmen.
visiting the market at 5am seeing the livestock.
Eating ploff with a Krygyz for breakfast.
Horseback ride up into the mountains
and forest reserve.
Renting a helicopter and flying over the glaciers
to a smal lsettlement with a thermal spring bath house.