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with the Beatles in Almaty  

with the Beatles in Almaty

Best city in Central Asia?

December 11th 2013
Let me know if you agree... Beautiful architecture, nice cafes and fancy restaurants, lots of parks, elegant women, the opera and people who love French literature... Almaty is a great city! I left my bike in Bishkek and crossed the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border to spend 4 days in Almaty. I hadn’t planned on visiting Kazakhstan on this trip. It’s such a huge country, I thought I would eventually make ... 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
13th December 2013

Music for the road
Music is an important part of my travel experience. Great to see the Fab Four revered in Kazakhstan as well. If you need a lift on your ride...tune into World Music Forum...and be transported.

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