Kazakhstan: Just Another Saturday in the Steppes February 24th 2019 One of my big goals for this trip to Kazakhstan was to learn more about camels, explore the camel industry and experience a dairy. My real hope was to tour the dairy that was affiliated with SYDYK, the camel milk restaurant and get an understanding of their practices.
I did my research and reached out to some contacts. Each turn resulted in less answers and more questions. I started g ... 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