07.2016 | Kyrgyzstan - Miguel Alonso
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Trolleybus stop at downtown Bishkek. Squatting is extremely popular and you see people squatting every where. While waiting on the street, but I also saw people squatting while working (depending on the job, obviously). Apparently it has its origin from the nomad times: For centuries Kyrgyz were living in tents (called yurts, pictures coming soon) and so they basically didn’t have any furniture, including no chairs. Nowadays it’s more of a sign indicating rural or low class origin.