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5 Stan’s Overview (blog #2)

September 20th 2019
We started our trip on Friday, September 13 (a bad omen). United Airline's flight from Columbia was 4 hr late and we missed all our connections. With a mad dash for nothing, we were forced to spend the night at ORD airport Hilton, not the most pleasant hotel we have ever stayed. Wasted the whole 2nd day waiting to board Turkish Airline at 9 pm to Istanbul. Luckily Istanbul has a new airport with l ... read more
Asia » Kazakhstan » East 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
14th October 2019

Ancient Silk Road villages
Thank you for sharing those wonderful pictures and unique stories of those 5 Stan’s on the ancient Silk Road!

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