Category: Sights

  •   Sept. 1, 2020

This pink lake in northern-central Kazakhstan will light up your Instagram feed

From majestic canyons to futuristic skyscrapers, Kazakhstan is full of Insta-worthy backdrops. But one spot in particular has become an instant hit after ...

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  •   Aug. 27, 2020

What’s there to do at the Altyn Emel National Park? Plenty!

Located in south-eastern Kazakhstan, the sprawling Altyn Emel National Park offers access to the country’s breathtaking wilds.

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  •   Aug. 20, 2020

Take off to another planet (well, sort of) when you visit the Ustyurt Plateau

A mysterious moon-like landscape that straddles Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the remote Ustyurt Plateau spans a total area of about 200, 000 sq km. Essentially ...

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  •   Aug. 18, 2020

The mysterious ancient rock carvings of Tamgaly Tas

About 120km from Almaty lies a tourist magnet that has confounded scientists for over 100 years. Tamgaly Tas, meaning “stones with signs”, is a mysterious ...

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  •   July 23, 2020

A beach holiday in landlocked Kazakhstan? Why not!

It may be the world’s largest landlocked country. But that has not stopped Kazakhstan from enjoying some coastal fun.

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  •   July 21, 2020

5 things to know about the Caspian Sea

Google “Caspian Sea” and you will see several results on whether it is a lake or a sea. The answer, however, is far from straightforward. Like most lakes, ...

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