The yak herd returns. Though paper money is almost nonexistent, many camp's herds like this one include hundreds of valuable animals - Butu Bai, the leader of the camp, is in fact a rich man. The basic unit of Kyrgyz currency is a sheep. A cell phone costs one sheep. A yak costs about 10 sheep. A high-quality horse is 40. The going rate for a bride is 100...The Kyrgyz settlement of Tchelab, near Chaqmaqtin lake, Haji Bootoo Boi's camp...Trekking through the high altitude plateau of the Little...
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