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Kazakh-British Technical University, Almaty  
   

Kazakh-British Technical University, Almaty

I thought at the time it was some kind of grand city hall.
'I think you have a saying in your country: "Any publicity is good publicity"’

November 28th 2019
The blog title was the response of the Kazakh Tourism Minister when asked what he thought about Borat. I’m not sure if Borat actually did much for tourism in Kazakhstan but he doesn’t need to as the country is great. I thought I would like Almaty, and I did. I think I once considered it as a place to move to back in my English teaching days. Any city so close to massive mountains is al ... read more
Asia » Kazakhstan » East Kazakhstan » Almaty

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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