Karagandy

Karagandy, Kazakhstan

Travel Blogs from Karagandy

Karagandy Travel Blogs (3)
A win! Chalk it up..., Karagandy, Kazakhstan travel blog

A win! Chalk it up...

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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So here's a free lesson... Back in '94 old mate el presidente named Astana over Almaty as the new capital of Kazakhstan... interesting move, pun intended. Supposedly one of his reasons was to be closer and provide better transport links with Russia. ...

Repairs, Astana and a Thunderstorm, Karagandy, Kazakhstan travel blog

Repairs, Astana and a Thunderstorm

A travel blog entry by scruffy.alex

5

... developed a horrible grinding from the front left brake which will need to be looked at. Unable to find what was proclaimed as Kazakhstan's only hostel, we fortunately found a decent hotel willing to do a 12hr rate (incidentally a great way to save on the ...

Karagandy and a train ride, Karagandy, Kazakhstan travel blog

Karagandy and a train ride

A travel blog entry by beccywebb

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... ;s helped to break up our time in the cold! From Karagandy we managed to book an overnight train to Almaty (the former capital of Kazakhstan) with the help of lots of gesturing. We had 2 bunks in a cabin, sharing with 2 other people so we spent some time ...