Hitch hiking in Kyrgyzstan
Updated: Dec 19, 2019
Kyrgyzstan is slowly but surely gaining an international reputation for its beautiful mountains, lakes, shepherds and nomadic culture.
But it's perhaps less well known for being something of an automotive time warp, with its beat-up Soviet-era vehicles – old 4x4s, pick-up trucks, Ladas and UAZs.
Here's a short video I shot when hitch hiking in a rickety truck in the Tien Shan mountains.