Amedeo Colace was born in
I visited your country for the first time 20 years ago, when I worked in Kazakhstan.Amedeo Colace
— What surprises you in Bishkek and in
— In Bishkek, I was surprised how green it is and how similar it is to Almaty: here and there you have a wonderful view of the mountains!
— What reminds you of your hometown?
— My hometown
— What do you miss in our country?
— I miss the smell of the sea, but I like living in Bishkek very much.
— Do your already have a favorite place in Bishkek?
— Of course! We, the Italians, like delicious food, that’s why almost every day I go to an Italian pizzeria, where I meet my fellow countrymen. And my favorite place is the park on the
— What do you like in the national cuisine, and what are you afraid even to taste?
— I like everything in your cuisine — a kuurdak, plov with dried fruits, manty, shashlyk. But I hesitate to taste the lamb’s head, although I was told that it is a sign of deep respect for the guest.
— What has fascinated and disappointed you in a close acquaintance with the local population?
— I was fascinated by the fact that the Kyrgyz are always hospitable and kind. Many of them smile often! People from the local population have always been happy to help me in different situations.
I was so inspired by Kyrgyzstan, your nature and culture, that I launched a page in Italian «Il Mio viaggio in Kirghizistan» (My trip to Kyrgyzstan) so that many of my compatriots can learn about your country.Amedeo Colace
— What would you change in Bishkek?
— I would change some things to preserve the ecology. I like jogging and I cover about