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.
Getting a glimpse at the new world we’re traveling towards.
There is always another bend in the road, another mountain to climb.
After completing one round trip I consider a change of direction.
Going back to what was once the epicenter of backpacker-dom after being away for 13 years.
It’s too late now but would have been a good idea.
These sunglasses have become a part of me, but all good things must someday end. On to the next iteration of Faded Days.
I would recommend saving up …
Spoiler: the weather is better than you’d assume.
This week’s live YouTube Q&A session.
What I’m working on now.