「Joy the Shepherd」Welcome to my coolest home in remote Köl Suu region

in dlive •  last year  (edited)

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The shepherd family in Köl Suu offered an old train house for us to stay. The driver from Kubat tours in Naryn told me this kind of old-train-made “houses” are popular for people who constantly need to move. I remember seeing it in a documentary about Kyrgyzstan where the workers at the Kyrgyz-Chinese border had to live in one of these.

It is of course extremely simple, with two seperate rooms, and there are only beds and a fireplace inside. When squeezed, it can house up to 6 people. Kyrgyzstan is famous for its honey products, it is said that they have the best honey in the world. Even in a cold place like this, at night I could still hear some bees and flies flying around. Luckily I was tired enough to fall asleep immediately regardless.

Because of its narrow space, it is much easier to heat up than a normal yurt, which makes it more used in the winter or in a cold and remote alpine area like Köl Suu.

Interesting to me is that the steps to the door of the house are made of huge tires, I had never seen this before.

If you are interested, feel free to check out my DLive video where I made a tour inside the house.

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In the background is the house of the shepherd family.

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Pure happiness :)

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Further behind that other remote train house is the ‘toilet’... It was a bit scary to use...

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Home for the night.

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A close up look.

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It looks like this inside.

For more details, check out my DLive


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我在吉尔吉斯斯坦🇰🇬炫酷的临时旅馆!



在上一篇,我提到了在Köl Suu住在牧民的移动火车房里面。再来吉尔吉斯斯坦旅行,以前我看过一个纪录片,是在中吉边境拍的。在边境附近,一些工人就是住在这样的移动火车房里面。当时看的时候我觉得条件很辛苦,没有想到这次来旅行,竟然有机会体验这个。

事实上,在吉尔吉斯公路边上经常可以看到这样的旧火车房。载我去Köl Suu的司机告诉我,由于方便移动在吉尔吉斯全国到处可以看到,有的火车房用做小卖部有的用作餐厅,有的用做客房,就像我们住的这个。其实当我在路边看到它们时,我也很好奇,再冷的地方或者是高原地区住这个会不会冷?司机告诉我,其实这样的火车房反而在山区,或者是冬天的时候长被用到。一大原因是火车房空间狭小,比毡房方便制暖。也解释了,为什么现在这段时间在吉尔吉斯斯坦看到的火车房要比毡房多很多。

如果你好奇里面长得什么样子,欢迎跟我去看一看。里面非常简单,条件挺艰苦,自然也没有办法跟旅店相比,即使这样,我还是特别兴奋,可以在这里体验一下。当天我们将近半夜才到达,所以很累,其实有一些蜜蜂飞来飞去,我也还是睡得不错(吉尔吉斯斯坦是一个盛产蜂蜜的国家。有人说这里的蜂蜜是全世界最好的,即使在这样的高原地带,也可以看到一些蜜蜂。)

我觉得最有意思的地方是上去火车房的台阶,是用轮胎做成的爬上去很有意思。差不多说了,现在跟我去看一下吧。

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Joy is a half-time world traveller, half-time Steemit blogger, based in Belgium.

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Very modest accommodations, Joy. But dry and warm. So that is good:) And it sure is a rare traveling experience:)

im your avid fan @joythewanderer looking forward to meet you in person.^^

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Hey :) nice to see you here Pinay. Let’s meet in SteemFest then?

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Where and when that steemfest?

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It hasn’t be announced yet for this year. You can follow @roelandp He’s the organiser :)

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ok,^^ will do so.^^

I like the outside more than the inside ...

很有趣。有机会我也想去看看。

Hi @joythewanderer I love that accomodation, quite cozy and simple and a bit interesting since it is a mobile home for those who wanted to travel and not settle down.

哇,那个厕所离开房子那么远,半夜人有尿急也不敢冒然跑出去 O.o

这个临时旅社实在是太炫酷了!!!

Very impressed with your travels, enjoy Joy! very unique destinations

very beautiful place and seem so cold over there take care. thanks for sharing =)

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