7 How a Yurt Is Made

How a Yurt Is Made

Posted on November 21, 2012 by team


From a pragmatic point of view, yurt is just a folding, portable house.

From a historical and emotional point of view - an area, where many generations of nomads were born and died.

The Kyrgyz treat it as something sacred.

By the way, the upper part of a yurt became the state symbol which is seen on the flag of Kyrgyzstan.


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7 Responses to “How a Yurt Is Made”

  1. Me says:

    Interesting, I’ve never seen that. Thanks for the article.

  2. MikeFromCanada says:

    I think those kids learn knots from an early age. Cool post!

  3. jeremy says:

    there is a beauty and happiness in such simple live – I would love to spend few years living with these people. Also very nice picture – pleasure to watch.

  4. alek says:

    This is a wonderful post. Thanks ER, I come here every day just to be amazed again.

  5. NeuroManson says:

    Very effective use of insulation and layering! Best tent design I’ve ever seen.

  6. komar says:

    thank you

  7. Happy America says:

    Great photo blog. Ive been interested in buying or making my own yurt. very cool housing

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