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Ideas about Kyrgyzstan: DON'T GO!

A February 2005 trip to Bishkek by LambX

Quote: Don’t go to Kyrgyzstan.

Ideas about Kyrgyzstan: DON'T GO!

Overview

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Okay, okay, you’re saying, "What the heck? Why does he say that?" The only tourism Kyrgyzstan has from the West is the mail-order bride scam that they have to get single men over there, and then they give the shove-ho to these poor guys when they get back. It’s a scam. Then I guess there are the rock climbers. Let’s see, what happened to the last Western rock climbers with any substance who went there? They got kidnapped. Sorry, it’s the truth. Kyrgyzstan is not good—in general "fun" traveler terms, that is.If you’re a single guy thinking of going there to meet a woman, you would be so much better off going to Amsterdam. Oh, the vibes really are low there. The only good thing you will...Read More

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LambX

LambX
St. Louis, Missouri