We spent Kyrgyzstan’s independence day at the Hippodrome for the Buzkashi finals, a central Asian version of polo… played with a headless goat carcass instead of a ball.
Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world. It is also home to the Baikal seal, or Nerpa, and the delicious Baikal fish known as Omul.
Seven days. This is how long you need to drive from Khabarovsk to Lake Baikal. 3000km of farmland, open savanna plains and mountainous taiga forest.
Chuck prepares a delicious transnational meal over the campfire with his new moustache, Fredrick.