- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... passenger settled, she came to economy to visit. She first asked, “What made you decide to visit Almaty?” When we informed her that we were in transit to Atyrau, her face fell.
“You are going to Atyrau? Why?” she asked incredulously. When Lory explained her work assignment as Director of the Dostyk American International School, this lovely, formerly bubbly, woman asked, “How long will you stay in Atyrau?” Lory ...
... was more expensive than we expected. Budget accommodation and food not that great. Transport was a ball ache - time consuming, expensive and uncomfortable. Power cuts. All minor things though when compared to the big picture. Kazakhstan was probably the most modern followed by Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan (which were about the same) and then Tajikistan. Iran was a big thrill and most definitely a highlight. With temperatures dropping it's time for us to fly south for the winter ...
We both slept well and John especially felt much better. Breakfast a Mongolian one eg soup with noodles and bread. We successfully got some jam and butter to go with the coffee. Left at nine and drove to a nearby river which had to be crossed. Six people were 'road markers' and i sat on top to take photos. Continued our drive to Tuvkhon Monastery which was destroyed too but has since been rebuilt and is bow an important ...
... views from its position and we chose to eat our lunch there. A slightly different way back to the camp with lots of stops, chatting among groups of people and all very pleasant. I was part of the cooking group for that night's meal which was good as it gave me something pleasant to do. Mark a good organiser and the three of us in his team were efficiently chopping away. We made a chicken curry which was absolutely delicious. Served with rice, an aperitif ...
Almaty: modern, sleek and green. We are impressed! What a difference to its little sister, Bishkek. Here the streets a five lanes wide and filled with fancy European cars. The metro system is extremely elegant and clean. Girls are dressed in the latest fashion (including ridiculously high heels) and there is barely a headscarf in sight. ...