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Charyn Canyon

June 16, 2017

In my previous post, I wrote about spending a weekend in Almaty, the former capital city of Kazakhstan. If you are not planning to go skiing, then two or three days is enough to explore the city. Almaty is surrounded by beautiful mountains and there are many national parks within 3-5 hours drive. Depending on the season you may choose to go hiking, explore the neverending steppes and azure lakes, rocky deserts or visit Charyn Canyon. And this is what I…

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Kazakhstan

Weekend in Almaty

June 8, 2017

Almaty is surely one of the less explored travel destinations. You won’t see it in the list of the «top 10 places you have to visit before you die» and you won’t see the most popular bloggers doings hundreds of check-ins from the area. But that is so wrong! Having spent a long weekend in Almaty I can assure you that this is one of the world’s most underrated destinations. Almaty, formerly the capital city of Kazakhstan, is very young.…

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