Comfort Hotel Astana
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
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Within a couple of hours of Karlene meeting me from the train, we were sitting in the sunshine on the patio of a bar/ restaurant near her flat, drinking half-litre glasses of a delicious, fruity, unfiltered beer. And that set the tone for my stay, really :) Karlene was teaching in Bandar at the same time as I was, and we met at a drumming circle on the beach, ...
There is nothing the Kazakh people like more than the combination of a celebration and plentiful food. In that way they are similar to most people Iv'e met to be fair, however as much as I've met many party people over my years on this planet, there ain't no party like a Kazakh party! These people LOVE to dance, as I discovered on my first real Kazakh celebration; the Teachers Party for Teacher's Day. The impending celebration was talk of ...
... the next eight months as Astana and I have gotten to know each other a little better.
Look out for my next posts that will include reflections on hiking on the Steppe, Snow shoe adventures in Burabay (Buravoe), a weekend getaway to Kyrygstan and the inevitable Winter In the Second coldest capital city in the world post! Plus shopping, eating and playing in Astana, some highlights and recommendations for those visiting the place.
This is my last stop, visiting more friends whom I know through work. It's great having them show me around. They live in a surprisingly spacious apartment in a building built by the Soviets in the 90's, so another inside look at life here.
Astana became the 'new ' capital of Kazakhstan in 1997, moved from Almaty by the strong-man president because it was more central to the Kazakh and Russian populations, and less ...
Thank you all so much for your prayers for safe travel. God was gracious and we arrived with all our luggage (19 bags!) and a minimum of discomfort from airplane food and leg space. :)
We fell into bed around 1:30am Kazakhstan time, had a leisurely morning, and left around noon for a quick drive tour of downtown before heading to Eigilik coffee shop to meet Alexey's co-laborer, Martha ...