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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... a 5km walk to visit a local family. The sun shone from a clear sky but we had a fierce wind which mad the day feel like a Canberra cold winter's day. The walk was across the field I had ridden across yesterday and w encountered all sorts of life; squirrels, yaks, gers with people doing their tasks, horses, lazy dogs etc. very nice. The visit became one of the highlights of this trip. Such a genuine visit to generous, welcoming people who seemed to have all the time in the ...
... growing. At the horizon the mountains could be seen. Arrived at the ger camp around five and we were quickly allocated our gers. Showers in a shower block. Not much water and not very much hot water. However, nice to get clean hair and wash of all the dust. John and i sat on our bed drinking wine talking before heading off to the restaurant at 7.30. The ger itself ok with a double bed and some other brightly coloured furniture. Hard bed and a rice filled pillow ...
... flat. The stairwell narrow and dark but at least didn't smell of urine or anything else bad. The flat itself was spacious but so very very basic with brown cupboards etc (see photos). Miniature kitchen with a fridge door that opened the wrong way which made it extremely easy to get into as a table was in the way. Toilet separate and the batch with basin next to it. The pipes in that area which made the bath room 40 degrees. So hot you couldn't be there. No bedroom but a ...
... ventured to Medeu lookout point to find ourselves in the clouds, and the pouring rain. Then next day, we struggled to negotiate with Almaty’s taxi drivers for a trip to Big Almaty Lake. One driver was pestering us. He kept calling our English speaking guide to talk to us. In the end his lowest price was four times what it should have been, and we had to walk away. Before we could walk, he started to yell at Shaun, and when Shaun tried to give him some ...
... OS was already installed, it was the Russian version and there did not seem any way to switch it to English post installation. We were in and out of several stores before we found one with a suitable model and an enterprising storekeeper who offered to install the English version of the OS (and some other software), for a price of course. Finally Almaty delivered and V is going to think about the city fondly every time he opens his new netbook!
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