Very upsetting news coming out of Kyrgyzstan - riots, shootings by the military, the government uncertain.
Though I've only spent a brief time in Kyrgyzstan, I've always felt it was one of the loveliest countries I've visited, and the people we met were warm and friendly and just trying to get on with their lives after decades of Soviet rule.
I'm not taking sides in the dispute, just praying for a peaceful outcome, so they can go back to days like this one in the Osh market.
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bmukherjee (1512) 2010-04-07 18:05
Great post - indeed sad to see peaceful countries erupting in violence. Hope it ends soon in Kyrgyzstan. Wonderful shot of daily life in the market.
PixelTerror (0) 2010-04-08 8:47
An image fitting to the events, I guess if you had to take it these days you would take care of not cutting the feet
Have a nice day JY
batalay (38777) 2010-04-09 9:46
It is very upsetting new, as you put it, I hope that things will resolve themselves peacefully. However, I see more and more that there is a Conservation Law for Unrest in the world, and whenever things subside in one place, they have to increase in another. Given that certain periods in history have seen total worldwide crises, the conservation laws operate in time as well, averaging out in space and time. You haven't posted much lately,
John_F_Kennedy (43665) 2010-04-18 23:39
Nice catch of daily life, you have captured the moment well. I like the colours and light of this image.
have a nice day,
lacroux (4562) 2010-04-26 0:10
This note on the insecurity in Kyrgyzstan allowed me to find information on this country
which I just heard of!
It also reminds us that the balance of our beautiful land is very fragile and full of
Thank you for reminding us and thank you for showing us that peace and serenity exist
also in these countries. I can only join you in wishing the return of peace in this region.
I apologize for not having visited often your Gallery these days, I'll make an effort.
Give my regards to Jean.
- Copyright: Daniel Kohanski (Wandering_Dan) (3449)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-10-18
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D-80, 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF AF-S DX Nikkor
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/80 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Five 'Stans 2008
- Date Submitted: 2010-04-07 14:29