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Red team at the 2008 milestone

Paris-Pekin 24-29 May

July 5th 2008
Saturday 24 May - Kizilorda to Shiyeli, 134 km Up at 5.30, no shower as water cold. A long day, but not too bad. Nice green bushes and small rivers the early part of the day, but later back to dry steppe. The road was good and we had a following wind. Today we cycled in our groups; the Reds let me go ahead with Jean-Jacques and we had a good day. We had a bit of a wait at lunchtim ... read more
Asia » Kazakhstan » Kyzylorda » Aralsk

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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Tot: 2.793s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 8; qc: 31; dbt: 0.0284s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.4mb