Category Archives: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan – Almaty 26 May – 01 June 2019

Almaty – largest city in Kazakhstan and it used to be the capital until 1997. It is set at the bottom of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains which are always visible and form a beautiful backdrop to the city. Modern with … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan – Almaty 25 May 2019

Bishkek to Almaty – a fairly straight forward drive which involved a very simple, uncomplicated and quick border crossing. I ordered a Yandex taxi using the app on my phone, cost US$7 and we left at 0710, the reason for … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan, Astana, 24 – 30 September 2016

There are no direct flights between Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and Astana, Kazakhstan apparently because the Mongolian authorities will not give permission for the flights. Therefore I had to fly back to Seoul which is in the opposite direction for 3 hours, … Continue reading

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