Atyrau Dastan Hotel
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Mike and I were pretty excited about the new Vinoteca opening in our neighbourhood. We had visited the original Vinoteca Atyrau on one of our Friday Road Trips. Located on the Asia side of the Ural River, the store has a very impressive selection. Our first visit to the new store was proved to be an entertaining experience.
For a start, our Vinoteca has a small bar, and advertises wine tasting events! The decor of the whole store is pretty spiffy. ...
... stuffed with salmon. We continue to experiment with local dishes, making note of those that work for us.
After two months of cooking in Russian with Katya, we hired Saulay, who speaks and reads English. This has injected a number of Thai recipes into our diet, and has simplified my challenging job of shopping for cooking ingredients.
Shopping Markets in Atyrau
Grocery shopping has been a cultural experience in itself. The ...
... Range. Their children are grown and living in Bend, so they, like us are SINKs - Single Income No Kids at home. That makes Mike a member of all of my tribes, including the select group of male trailing spouses, MTS. In Rumbai, I was the first and only MTS for several years, but here there are 8 or 10 and counting!
The fifth member of the new teacher group is Melanee, who is the daughter of an old friend of ours, Barbara (I don’t really mean old). We taught ...
Interestingly (or not) Atyrau is one of only nine cities, including Istanbul, to span two continents. Four of those cities are on the Ural River, itself the third longest river in Europe. Your little known fact for the day.
Thank you, Alex. It’s good to have a research assistant.
So we are living in Europe, on the ...
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.