The Rapid Traveler is under the weather today and soon off to a lie-flat bed, so just a quick entry from the mail bag for those curious about Central Asia and not sure where to start. Also see this 36 Hours In entry on Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Reader Jocelyn G. writes:
I just returned from a 3 week trip — one spent in Beijing with a side trip to Xi’an and two spent in Mongolia. It was amazing and something I will be thinking about for years to come. While there I became interested in the “stans” particularly Kyrgyzstan. Any thoughts you have would be welcome.
Readers, what are your highlights from the ex-Soviet ‘stans?