Ak Zhaik Hotel
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... have a prayer.
We had a little stop at the cozy Renaissance hotel where we enjoyed having the wifi for a few minutes, and then we headed back to the riverside, where there was supposed to have a beach… well it was more a lot of dirty mud than a nice beach (we felt a little bit in China at that moment). We enjoyed the old part of the city and its communist style buildings, and after ebing chased by a dog, we had a picnic on ...
After very short sleep, our host took us to the train station at 5:00am and we took train to Atyrau.
We only slept, read, ate bread cucumber, tomatoes and a nice piece of meat offered by a kind local, and watched some movies on our laptops.
... inside and out with white dust. Not pleased by one of my poorer driving moments, ironically less then 1km later we were back on the tarmac.
Reaching the first town of Beynew, we set to the task of getting the flat fixed and the second spares centrebore enlarged. Bombing out on the flat, we had a win with the hub with a local mechanic banging it bigger.
Definitely a ...
... revealed another problem... cross that bridge.
It's definitely been interesting driving through Kazkahstan. So far it's bascially been flat, with the scenery alternating between harsh, dry, dusty desert and what I'd call industrial wasteland. And they love a powerline! It's definitely one of the least attractive countries I've laid eyes on, which isn't to say it's no fun to check out.
... the ruined flour mill. Its position surrounded by a bland concrete podium and beside an odd cylindrical marble museum only adds the texture and history of whats left of the mill's structure.
Astrakhan - Siting at the northern part of the Volga's delta, Astrakhan is another holiday town. Whilst Odessa felt a more restrained coastal city, Astrakhan was definitely heading more in the direction of Costa del Volga. The strip along the river ...
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