Hotel Golden Hills

254 Zhamakaeva Street, Almaty, 050020, Kazakhstan | Hotel
Prices starting from $200.00

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Almaty, Kazakhstan: Our Last Stan

A travel blog entry by samber

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... after one tiny cherry tomato bomb. Having failed to snowboard in Karakol, and being told the mountain was open just outside Almaty, we had grand plans to spend a full day boarding. Unfortunately our plans were scuppered early on. After waiting over an hour for the bus it was deemed pointless to go so we took a cable car up to Kok-Tobe, which was another hilltop view point. Everything up there was closed but it still gave us a good overview of the city, layer of smog and ...

Mongolian culture

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne


... clothes used for special occasions. John was helped into his outfit ( deel) by the man of the house with his cigarette dangling from the mouth and the women was helped by the woman of the ger. Great photo opportunities and all done in such good jest. Absolutely wonderful experience for us. When we left addresses were exchanged so that we could forward photos we had taken. John and I took a slightly different walk home to avoid the very strong head wind. We walked through ...

South Gobi bush canp

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne


... In two years' time all of this will be on bitumen. The camp we set was truly in the desert on an area which would flood when rain. Dry now and the soil cracked. Very dusty! Tents up quickly and easily and time to take some photos. Good vegetarian meal. Beautiful evening. Fire to keep us warm and very nice indeed. Fantastic sky without light pollution. Fourth night camping and we all very used to it. John has a bit of a funny tummy ...

The Land of Borat & Co.

A travel blog entry by jess_and_ben


... all in 9 months. The father of the duo was lamenting being unable to find an Australian qualified lawyer to witness a power of attorney - one of the few times in my life that admitting to being a lawyer has been met with a smile! ;)

With a population of over 1.4 million, Almaty is Kazakhstan's largest city. Until 1997, it was the country's capital city (and remains its economic and cultural ...


A travel blog entry by parleusted


... 2 since the city has many) to buy tickets for the next day on the night train to Shymkent. While several automated self-service machines were available, none seemed to be equipped to deal with international credit cards, so we had to make our bookings the hard way, waiting our turn to be helped by a human being. At least they had a token system and you could sit in a waiting area until your token number was called. No shoving or pushing here.

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This hotel, located on 254 Zhamakaeva Street, Almaty, is near City Park.
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