Kazakhstan: Random Observations from Almaty February 24th 2019 I came to Almaty with three very specific and intricately important goals for my trip:
1. Wander aimlessly,
2. Gorge myself shamelessly, and
3. Search for camels relentlessly.
These lofty goals took me all over the city, into countless cafes and even into the countryside and I am proud to say, I was pretty productive during my time in Almaty.
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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