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Five Days At The Russian Cosmodrome Baikonur For A Manned Space Launch Day One

By |2019-07-06T14:25:32-05:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , |

Five Days At The Russian Cosmodrome Baikonur For A Manned Space Launch Day One.  My afternoon flight from Almaty touched down at the Kyzylorda domestic airport.  I had landed in Kyzylorda, a city founded in the early 19th century, located in southern central Kazakhstan.  Kyzylorda as you might guess, is not a hotbed of tourism.  Why [...]

Top Sights Almaty Kazakhstan

By |2019-05-28T05:36:07-05:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , |

Top Sights Almaty Kazakhstan.  Almaty is not elbowing out Paris any time soon on top travel lists, but this Central Asian city should be included on your to-visit-lists.  Almaty is the largest city in Kazakhstan (yes, that one, made famous by Borat) nearing two million people.  For decades, Almaty served as Kazakhstan’s capital, until the capital [...]

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