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  • Day 3 - Charyn Canyon and over the border to Kyrgystan Today we're up at 6, Breakfast had (not quite as good as yesterday's) and on the bus at 7.30 and on our way to Kyrgyzstan. It's a shame we're not seeing a bit more of Kazakhstan, especially the new Posted by cazbatt in Trip Trapping Through The Stans | Aug 13, 2018
  • Day 2 - exploring AlmatyI had a lovely nights sleep in a fabulously comfortable bed but was awake before just the alarm. After a power shower we headed down to breakfast which was delish, I had cereal, little garlic things, bread and mushroom cheese, Posted by cazbatt in Trip Trapping Through The Stans | Aug 11, 2018
  • The Stans Adventure begins Trip trapping round The Stans! It's time for another adventure - yeaaaay! This one is possibly the weirdest so far, not quite exotic but if I'd had a pound for every time I'd been asked "why do you want to Posted by cazbatt in Trip Trapping Through The Stans | Aug 11, 2018
  • An easy journey made difficult Today I make my journey from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan back to Almaty [Almaty-travel-guide-1032238], Kazakhstan. The guide suggests it is a 4h journey but it turned out to be a little hellish. With the late sunrise, I woke at 0700 and had Posted by alexchan in 2017 Central Asia & NE India | Oct 25, 2017
  • Last day in Central AsiaAlmaty is bordered by beautiful snowy mountains. It isn't a particularly beautiful city with many Soviet style buildings. The mountains are barely visible later in the day due to Posted by alexchan in 2017 Central Asia & NE India | Oct 26, 2017
  • A new adventure beginsZhybek Zholy (Arbat) Street in Almaty. This is the pedestrian street lined with nice shops. On a quick nightstop, it doesn't look like a happening city but it's pleasant enough. Posted by alexchan in 2017 Central Asia & NE India | Oct 2, 2017
  • Almaty[img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/871419/large_DSC0 Posted by UliS in Central Asia to Japan 2014 | May 7, 2018
  • The Final Accomplishment: Almaty And here it was, the final day of the tour! Almost two weeks after having met everyone for the first time back in Ashgabat, it was almost all over! Waking up in Bishkek we got onto the Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels 🌍 | Oct 7, 2016
  • Kazakhstan==Our Itinerary in Central Asia== We spent 24 days in Central Asia (between May 4-29), visiting the five “Stans”, namely: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. Our favorites, based on sites to see and experiences are i Posted by janejoe in Central Asia - The "Stans" - 2017 | Jun 4, 2017
  • Stan: KazakhFrom Bishkek I caught a shared mini-van across the border to Kazakhstan, to the city of Almaty. And Almaty...wow. What a stunning city. Tree-lined boulevards, an incredible backdrop of gorgeou Posted by ksbacon in Bacon on the road | Sep 29, 2016
  • Chillin innitHi friends I've been enjoying the warmth and comfort of being indoors over the past three weeks. Flimsy plastic tent linings and arduous camping stoves have been replaced by sturdy breeze blocks and reliable white goods. And it has to Posted by Banana Spokes in Bears can ride bikes | Dec 28, 2015
  • Almaty, KazakhstanDay One I have finally landed in Almaty, Kazakhstan, following a 14 hour 30 minute flight from Venice, during which, there was a 6 and a half hour layover in Istanbul, Turkey. The flight cost $934.00 and covered a distance Posted by acrm2015 in My Dream Trip Around the World | Jun 8, 2015
  • Oct-Nov 2014 Kazakhstan in the RTW++ trip Part IVFrankfurt After the ATCE it was off to Kazakhstan. But flying to Kazakhstan meant a trip to Frankfurt and it was just as convenient to take a train there and spend the night as fly all night and spend an Posted by fracmeister in SPE President Travels | Nov 6, 2014
  • Dag 21 - AlmatySamarkand, Tashkent (Uzbekistan) samt Almaty (Kazakstan) är vad jag har upplevt sedan senast. Samarkand var vackert och hade, liksom i princip alla städer jag besökt hittills, ett stort utbud av gamla Moskéer. Vid det här laget tror jag att jag har Posted by mattholm in Wanderlust King | Sep 20, 2014
  • Alluring AlmatyWe left this morning for the 100km ride to the small border crossing at around 9am. It was a glorious morning, sunny, bright and more stunning scenery. The plan today was to camp at Charryn Canyon en-route to Almaty but Posted by ScottyJ in Road of Bones 2014 | Jul 24, 2014
  • Road of DeathThe 1600km ride across the Kazakh Steppe to Shymkent has an infamous reputation in this part of the world and the memorial stones that dot the highway are testament to its name. This is our first extended period of camping, Posted by ScottyJ in Road of Bones 2014 | Jul 5, 2014
  • Short break in AktobePicked up another hour today this didn’t matter anyway because it was light at 4am! Up at 6 to start the pack up, mmmmm going to have to rethink breakfast, not a cereal person; lucky there was one banana left Posted by ScottyJ in Road of Bones 2014 | Jun 26, 2014
  • Kool KhasakhstanAn 8am departure on an overcast, cool and drizzly morning for the 150+km’s to the Russian/Kazakhstan border. The first half was slow in the wet conditions and became slower. We soon found out why; a massive Russian tank, artillery and Posted by ScottyJ in Road of Bones 2014 | Jun 26, 2014
  • Orienteering in KazakhstanTime for another update. We are now in Bishkek which is the capital of Kyrgyzstan. We arrived yesterday, coming off an overnight train from the eastern part of Kazakhstan and transitting quickly through Almaty, Kazakstan's old capital city (before it Posted by LS overland in L & S Finland to Australia overland trip | Sep 18, 2013
  • Russia to Kazakhstan, and spending time on the steppe‏We've been in Kazakhstan for nearly a week now, arriving last Wednesday on the train from Moscow. We left Moscow late in the evening on the Monday, and the train ride took two and a half days, with the four Posted by LS overland in L & S Finland to Australia overland trip | Aug 21, 2013
  • Beautiful Almaty and surroundings Heerlijk Almaty.... [img=https://photos.travel Posted by Juut de Visser in Living in Kazakhstan | Jun 12, 2013
  • Lovely south of KazakhstanHeerlijk tripje Kazachstan gedaan. Religie in Turkistan, cultuur in Shymkent, prachtige natuur in Kaskasu, alles omgeven door een schare van lieve, behulpzame, open, gastvrije en interessante mensen. ===Turkistan, de mausoleum van Khoja Ahmed Yasawi== Posted by Juut de Visser in Living in Kazakhstan | May 14, 2013
  • Kleurrijk KazachstanIssyk Ozero [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/570885/DSC_00 Posted by Juut de Visser in Living in Kazakhstan | May 6, 2013
  • De roze bril Ja, het kon ook niet voor altijd goed gaan...het roze brilletje die al deze tijd mijn trouwe metgezel is geweest, is mij ontnomen. Met dat kan ik wel zeggen weer een bijzondere ervaring rijker te zijn: Het politiebureau. Aardige jongens, Posted by Juut de Visser in Living in Kazakhstan | May 4, 2013
  • Lost in the Desert“Yup, we are lost,” my driver, Zhambyl, laughs. I can’t really tell whether the laughter is sincere or the nervous kind one put up when you don’t know how else to react… I smile, [i]“We’re not lost we’re in the Posted by askgudmundsen in Asia Less Travelled | May 1, 2013
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