A Goat and Five Fingers: A Ramadan Experience in Kyrgyzstan

Staring Back at Us

Our travels in Kyrgyzstan overlapped with Ramadan this year (13 September - 12 October). For Muslims around the world, Ramadan is a month of fasting, reflection and renewal. While the majority of Kyrgyzstan’s Muslims do not appear to strictly adhere to the fasting requirements of the holiday, it still plays an important role in the country’s social and cultural … [Read more...]