I share my bikepacking tour in the 2019 summer. I had ridden around of Tien Shan mountains in Central Asia. If I compare the tour with my other tours, obviously I can say it was a peak for me mean nature. All stories about the tour on this page and the @guneye_giderken Instagram account. Enjoy!
Kırgızistan #1 / Day 1
Hi everyone. I'm starting to share my Kyrgyzstan bikepacking tour finally. It will be a long series and we are going to tour around the Tian Shan mountains. There are so many memories in my mind. If you have any questions about my tour, ask of course. I will be glad to answer. Enjoy watching!
Kırgızistan #2 / Day 1
After I arrived at Manas Airport, my first work has been ride to the city centre after bike setup. There was no way to use a credit card. I had asked to few markets. Anyway, I arrived in the centre, I entered a restaurant after withdrawing money. This is a Turkish restaurant of course. This wasn't surprising for me. Because we are everywhere in the world as a Turkish people. After lunch, restaurant owner Mehmet offered me a Turkish coffee and "Maksım". I think you knew Turkish coffee before but you can newly hear to Maksım. There are so many small drinks stands everywhere. They sells maksım, ayran and kvas more. By the way, have you known kvas? It's an interesting drink and it has sourdough yeast. It's a famous drink in the old Soviet countries. Usually, I drink if I have gone to these countries. Also, kvas has kind of a beer.
Bishkek is a crowded city. I went to Freelander Hostel after leaving traffic. I had a reservation on Booking.com before the tour.
Fortune telling is common in Turkey when after drunk coffee. Maybe my future can be seen in the cup. Who knows?
Kırgızistan #3 / Day 1
Views from Bishkek streets
I needed to make up for my needs before the tour but I had a little problem. I didn't bring the gas tube. The tube is forbidden to carry on the aircraft as you know. Therefore I went out getting a tube. It was an important piece of equipment. Because it will help me in the mountains with cooking.
Also, I thought this is an opportunity for discovering the city. The outdoor shop was only a few kilometres from the hostel. I took the photos when I walked the streets.
Kırgızistan #4 / 1. Gün
Freelander Work & Travel Hostel
Hayatım boyunca kaldığım en iyi hostelin Kırgızistan'da olmasını beklemiyordum. O sıralar Orta Asya turunda olan Ahmet abinin @ahmetmumju tavsiyesini de hesaba katarak bu hosteli tercih ettim. Birkaç gün içinde birçok dostluk kuruldu burada. Normalde farklı bir deneyim yaşamak için tur bitiminde başka bir yer tercih ederim fakat her şey o kadar özenli ve rahat olunca dönüşte de buraya geldim. Tur sonu süpriz sonlu diyerek spoiler vermeden bitiriyorum. Bir sonraki paylaşımda artık pedal dönecek.
Kırgızistan #5 / 2. Gün
Valla bu komik adamla beraber sürmek isterdim fakat planlar farklıydı. Ama ilerde bir gün tura çıkmak için sözleştik. Arada birbirimize hatırlatıyoruz. Tabii ki bol biralı olacak :) Hostel çıkışı o Kazakistan'a doğru yol alırken ben Tokmok (Tokmak) üzerinden Balasagun'a geçmek için pedallara asıldım. Haydi bakalım...
World is small and life is short bro. We meet again @jan_slmm Enjoy