05 July 2006

Kalpaks


Before we came to Kyrgyzstan, we were warned that we'd be bringing home a lot of kalpaks. And it's true. In less than 24 hours we went from zero kalpaks to five.

2 comments:

  1. Yes, they're the traditional Kyrgyz hats. You usually only see older people wearing them in Bishkek, and even outside Bishkek they're often only wore for special occasions now. But they used to be worn by everyone all the time.

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