A 2-Day Horse Trek to Song Kul Lake

After four amazing days of checking out the diverse nature around the Issyk Kul Lake, Steve and I decided to travel onwards to another lake, Song Kul Lake, which would take us a few days to reach. We arrived in Kochkor, the starting point of tours to Song Kul, in the afternoon after a 6-hour drive from Karakol via Balykchy and went straight to the…

Friday The 13th: Hiking to Kirkjubøur

Ever since Friday the 13th of October 1307, where countless Knights Templars were captured, tortured, burned at the stake and their treasures seized, many people have feared Friday the 13th. I was never one of them. Until now.. Elien, Liam, Ildi, Steve and I woke up early to go to Tórshavn, where we would hike 7 km. to Kirkjubøur, the most important historical site in…