Travel Blogs from Astana
... rousing game of UNO allowed a few team members to meet another patron, while the more introverted took a quieter break. Later this afternoon we'll be going to look at the concert venues.
We continue to covet your prayers, especially as we finalize our schedule, prepare for the concerts and adjust to our jet lag. But we've already seen God working and we can't wait to see what else he will do!
... my spare petrol can on properly, you guessed it fell off. 2 First time my map flew of the bike. ( There's a pattern here) 3 Being told by the border guards what I do for a living GOOD 1 First time I have come across two wolves trotting down a road together. 2 First deer jumping skipping across a corn field alongside me. 3 First time to Kazakhstan Of course ...
... waiting and filling in Russian paperwork we drove for a few more hours to Onguday, a small village in a lovely mountainous area. We found a hotel with a hot shower and a flush toilet so that lifted our spirits. The next morning we strolled through the village and set of to Barnaul, about 600 km north west through again beautiful Russian country side. Barnaul is quite the Russian town with long rows of apartment buildings and rather boring ...
... away to look for a tourism agency to do it for us, but we could only find one that did it for Turks. The second time the registration office told us we needed a letter from Jane's employer - a local university, so sent us away again. The second day we had help from a colleague of Jane's, Gulzhanat who helped us locate and fill out the correct forms to finally get the 'registratsiya'. I don't know how we would have managed to sort this out by ...
... in my room after the tour, and prepare for a 1:30am departure to the airport. There are five of us flying Lufthansa to Frankfurt, and I have a quick connection to my Chicago-bound flight.
Creating the tour evaluation form gave me a chance to review everything we have done in the past three weeks, and I have to say it is amazing. I hope the group members agree, and I look forward to returning to these parts in the future. Thanks for traveling along with ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking