Sun 25 aug 2013 Aralsk to Taraz, Kazakhstan August 25th 2013 Sun 25 aug 2013 Aralsk, Kazakhstan
Next destination was Taraz.
From Aralsk I drove Southeast on the M32, passing through Ayteke Bi, Baikonur, Dzhusaly, Kyzlorda,Turkestan, Shimkent, and finally reaching Taraz.
Taraz is a city in the Jambyl Province in Kazakhstan and also near the border with Kyrgyzstan.Taraz was a major trade centre along the Silk Road. The area was once ruled by China du ... read more
Asia » Kazakhstan » Taraz 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