Kyzylorda

Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan

Travel Blogs from Kyzylorda

Kyzylorda Travel Blogs (7)
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

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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

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... in Baikonur. 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 ...

Crossing the Kyzyl-Kum Desert, Kazakhstan, Kyzylorda, Kazakhstan travel blog

Crossing the Kyzyl-Kum Desert, Kazakhstan

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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After Baikanur we had three long days of driving and three nights of bush camping crossing the desert of southern Kazakhstan.  I personally tried to bring a civilizing moment to all this when I managed to find all the ingredients for Bloody Marys at ...

Commencing countdown, engines on, check ignition., Baikonur, Kazakhstan travel blog

Commencing countdown, engines on, check ignition.

A travel blog entry by kapesta

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Leaving Almaty we headed west (surprise surprise) and spent some hot nights in the steppe. Reaching an all time high score of 48C during one of the days. Eventually we arrived in Baikonur, centre of the Russian space program, and enjoyed the amenities ...