Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Travel Blogs from Baikonur

Baikonur Travel Blogs (4)
Escaping the clutch(l)es(s) of the Cosmodrome, Baikonur, Kazakhstan travel blog

Escaping the clutch(l)es(s) of the Cosmodrome

A travel blog entry by mkuechel


Michael: You might have been wondering why it has been a wee bit quiter from us. Two simple reasons: there ain't much going on here or when it rains it pours. We are on day 7 across Kazakstan today. After meeting ze Germans we have been riding together ...

Remember to Yuri Gagarin / In Gedenken an Juri G., Baikonur, Kazakhstan travel blog

Remember to Yuri Gagarin / In Gedenken an Juri G.

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad


... . Only Russian sign on the car and at the gas station you have to pay with Rubel. It’s a Russian town in Kazakhstan. The Baikonur Cosmodrome is the place where Yuri Gagarin was launched on 12 April 1961, top of a Wostok rocket, to his record ...

Baikanur Russian Space Center, Kazakhstan, Baikonur, Kazakhstan travel blog

Baikanur Russian Space Center, Kazakhstan

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67


... bus to town, almost something out of a Far Side cartoon. Baikanur is a small outpost of Russia deep in southern Kazakhstan, originally chosen by the Soviets as the location for their space center because of its clear skies and relatively southerly ...

Are we there yet...., Aralsk, Kazakhstan travel blog

Are we there yet....

A travel blog entry by katept


... , they seem to take a shine to aussie and kiwi sheilas!! You get the drift for the next round of entering Kazakhstan, more forms, more customs people and long waiting periods whilst entering over the border. During the border crossings the toilets are ...