Pajero vs Казахстан. Дороги и направления. 2019 год.

Большое путешествие по Казахстану завершено почти успешно. Чуть ли не вся страна пройдена вдоль и поперёк – от Актау до Аягуза, от Кокчетава до Алма-Аты. Расстояние между крайними точками маршрута – почти 2500 километров «по прямой», которая состояла из автобанов и солончаков, дорог и направлений. Continue reading “Pajero vs Казахстан. Дороги и направления. 2019 год.”

The ice is coming back. Lake Alakol. 2010.

From childhood, as remember myself, I always knew tthe largest lakes closest Alma-Ata were Balkhash and Issyk-Kul. There were, indeed, an “all-union health resort.” at the past century. However, there was another lake with the same healing, slightly saline water – Alakol, the “colorful lake”. Located to the northeast of Almaty at a distance of approximately five hundred kilometers in a straight line, this lake has long been a closed area. Continue reading “The ice is coming back. Lake Alakol. 2010.”