Kyrgyz Republic

Stories from Kyrgyz Republic

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Kyrgyz Republic.

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Nomad Horse Games Festival

There are a few things that most people, upon first glance at their Central Asia Lonely Planet, will remember most vividly about the Kyrgyz Republic: yurts and horse games. 

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Georgia Fourth of July

When Peace Corps Volunteers commit to 27 months of service, they're also committing to spending at least two Fourth of July holidays overseas.

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VIDEO: Peace Corps celebrates Older Americans Month

Peace Corps Volunteers of all ages are called to serve overseas. 

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Unsolicited advice for a new Volunteer: What to bring

It’s the question every new Peace Corps Volunteer asks: What is the one thing you brought with you that you cannot live without?

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Lesotho sunrise

Whether you're a Volunteer in Cameroon or Cambodia, Jamaica or Georgia, Tonga or Togo, there is one constant of Peace Corps service: you're going to see some pretty awesome sunrises.

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How to make jarma

Jarma is a traditional Kyrgyz drink made from crushed wheat. The taste is similar to sour, salty, slightly-off oatmeal and it’s delicious… although maybe an acquired taste. 

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Moving back in with mom and dad

The first night is always the most nerve-wracking. 

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