Sunday, April 21, 2013

Some photographs from Bishkek

August 11, 2008

Yesterday the temperatures was in the upper 80s (F), which might be hot, but compared to the 100+ temps we've had lately, it felt wonderful. I went for a nice long walk around the city center, taking pics of various things I hadn't yet photographed. Enjoy!

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Who needs McDonald's or Burger King (Bishkek has neither) when you can have Mac Burger?

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I am in love.

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Monument to those who died in WWII

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One of the many bizarre sculptures in Dubrovy Park

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Erkindik (freedom) replaced Lenin in Bishkek's main square

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Manas, the epic hero of Kyrgyzstan, rides his horse in front of the Philharmonic

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A closer look at Manas

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This park is located next to the Philharmonic

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Same park as seen from the other end.

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Cool building. Don't know what it is though.

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Obviously, I took many flower pics.

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:-)

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Although I think my favorite flower pic was of this dead flower...

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Back at home, Luball is long suffering.
You'd think they were mother and daughter or sisters from the way they act.

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