A journey of one magic carpet.

yurt carpet
March 11, 2016
Hello my faithful readers! Let this post bring some warmth into your hearts and some knowledge for your heads. A few months ago I wrote about Shyrdaks, the traditional...

Hunt for the right Fat or how to cook an authentic plov in Canada

February 18, 2016
    Plov. One of the most iconic dishes in Central Asia. It’s been a subject of hot debates back in Kazakhstan. Every nation out of 5 central Asian...

Build your own Yurt with Uni-Yurt: A review

October 15, 2015
Hello Nomads. I finally received a DIY ethnic souvenir, the Uni-Yurt. It was designed and made in Kyrgyzstan and offered as a build-it-yourself kit. The slogan of Uni-Yurt is...

From sheep to a carpet – Shyrdak (Syrmak) pictures and a video

September 24, 2015
Greetings travelers… My last post about Kazakh carpets attracted some attention and I wanted to share some pictures of felt making process. Shyrdak is Kyrgyz word and Syrmak is...

Yurt is up and shining. Vlog post 2

September 9, 2015
Greetings my reader As you remember from my first vlog post, my first attempt to install a small yurt was a disaster. I had to take it apart and...

The first Yurt has arrived – First Vlog post – Disaster

September 6, 2015
There’s a time to tear down and a time to build, Let the peace be upon you my dear reader! Yesterday I received a phone call from customs brokers...