Kazakhstan: You’re Going Where? Alone? WHY??!! February 22nd 2019 Oh it’s been an uphill battle to get here. Much more difficult that I expected. Sure there are lthe ong flights and language barriers and such, but the biggest reason for the extra effort? I wanted to go alone. Not alone with a tour group. Not alone and then meet with friends. Alone. Solo. No one else.
Apparently, this is frowned upon in my family. Why would someone with loving friends and fa ... read more
Asia » Kazakhstan » East Kazakhstan » Almaty 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