So you want to go out along the New Silk Road, do ya?
The central market of the New Silk Road.
Into the land where people go to battle for barstools.
A traveler daydream interrupted.
Want to eat dinner at 5am? Want to start drinking at eight in the morning? Want to stay up all night long in a cafe? In Bishkek this can be done.
My next era of travel will more than likely be the region that I’ve been predominately traveling in for the past year and a half: the states of the former Soviet Union. I need to improve my vodka skills.
A new platform, a new model, a new way.
A good opportunity to take a look around at where we stand.
Learning to appreciate travel again.
If I knew the pandemic was coming would I have gone somewhere else?
No dogs or foreigners allowed.
As the Cover-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, the world’s two superpowers are coming to blows.
A new book about the Silk Road.
The airports are empty. The highways deserted.
Who’s going to pay the rent?