Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Travel Blogs from Baikonur

Baikonur Travel Blogs (6)
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 ...

Roadtrip Kasachstan: Teil 2, Aralsk, Kasachstan travel blog

Roadtrip Kasachstan: Teil 2

A travel blog entry by cathaytravelers


In Ländern wie Kasachstan oder Kirgisistan weiss man nie so recht ob man der Idylle trauen kann. Die Landschaft mag wunderschön sein und unberührt wirken, doch trotzdem lässt einen das dumpfe Gefühl nicht los, dass die Sowjets ...

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 ...