River Palace Hotel

Aiteke Bi str. 55, Atyrau, 060001, Kazakhstan | Hotel
Prices starting from $131.00

Travel Blogs from Atyrau

Atyrau...what to say? - Atyrau... ville normale...

A travel blog entry by sallyjonasniels


... wood fire (not kidding !). So we took our Russian-style dried noodles and enjoyed their good taste (another remembrance of China!). We admired during the whole ride how flat, boring and dry the plains of Kazakhstan were. We had to endure a very hot ride, in extremely dirty clothes (no shower and cloth changing since more than three days now !).

And we finally did the only thing we could do on a train: Sleep for hours, in the middle of the ...

On the rails again ! - de nouveau sur les rails !

A travel blog entry by sallyjonasniels


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.

A little bit of progress.

A travel blog entry by scruffy.alex


... dreaded double puncture.

Back on the road and the contrast in quality couldn't have been more stark. Adding 100kph to the average speed of yesterday we whipped through 600km to reach the town of Atyrua an hour before sunset. Unfortunately for Blanche whilst checking out a hotel for the night, she came victim to a well placed poll hidden from Wallsy's sight. Now covered in dust ...

One thing after another...

A travel blog entry by wallsy


... open, so we took the puncture in, busted out some solid sign language and two bucks later we were back in business! The bloke's 'explanation' was that the tyre had just popped off the rim slightly... time will tell on that one.

With that sorted there was no need to stay in town, so we punched it north, found a sweet place to pitch the tents as the sun was setting and called it a day. An eventful one...

To the edge of Europe

A travel blog entry by calumhill


... Mark's we found ourselves in the delightful 4* Hotel Atyrau. By far the most pampered placed we have stayed, makes a bit of a mockery of the perceived unwashed/uncomfortable nature of traveling. Atyrau in general has two sights of note. Firstly the beautiful, blue and white tiled mosque stands out amongst the monotonous concrete and glass that surrounds it. The second place of note is 'Burger House' a complete plagiarism of Burger King. With ...

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