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Stranded Ships, Aralsk harbour  
   

Stranded Ships, Aralsk harbour

Stranded Ships, Aralsk harbour
Aralsk

June 10th 2006
We pulled into Aralsk under the cloak of darkness, disembarked the train, took a taxi to the only hotel in town and fell asleep immediately. We woke up about 14:00 and were slightly confused as to our whereabouts. I could remember falling asleep on the train but our disembarkation and getting to the hotel all seemed like a distant memory. I got up and went down to the reception to ask where the ... read more
Asia » Kazakhstan

Kazakhstani Flag Native Kazakhs, a mix of Turkic and Mongol nomadic tribes who migrated into the region in the 13th century, were rarely united as a single nation. The area was conquered by Russia in the 18th century and Kazakhstan became a Soviet Republic in 1936. D... ... read more
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