Небольшое вступление, так сказать – пролог. Владея уже некоторое время автомобилем повышенной проходимости и озадачившись вопросом, могу ли считаться «проходимцем», стал изучать интернет и обнаружил следующее: Continue reading “Как я перестал быть «чайником» или 150 километров по горам вдоль автобана .”
Такое громкое название рассказа навеяно информацией сайтов некоторых туристических компаний. Они, завлекая клиентов на экскурсию, называют Чарынский каньон «младшим братом Гранд Каньона». Ну не можем мы без «Старшего Брата»…
Continue reading “Гранд-Каньон Колорадо? Нет! Наш, Чарынский. 2019 год.”
For more than twenty years with Mitsubishi Pajero, there were not only travels and adventures, but also incidents, quite acute situations. Here is one related to the events of 2012.
We got acquainted with this lake twenty years ago. At that time, the popularity of the Kulsai lakes was not great, they were talked about a little and even less traveled here. The distance from Alma-Ata is not great – about three hundred kilometers, but the road was bad at that time and its condition continued to deteriorate. Continue reading “Winter road to the lake Kolsay. 2018.”
In early 1997, we had gotten a car on which we could drive almost anywhere – MMC Pajero 1997 Model, 3.0L GL. It could had been used for a big group of people for a Sunday picnic – nine seats, including a driver, made it easy to do so, as well as could allow to travel off autonomously for several days, taking a tent, a bunch of different things and foods – an unusually large interior size contained everything that only our soul desired. Continue reading “How did I come to this life … Looking back into 1997.”
Traveling long distances, we didn’t forget about our mountains, try to get out into nature at the first opportunity. July 2010 was hot. The temperature in Alma-Ata rose above +40 degrees at the middle of the month, and we could not stand it and decided to run away from the city for several days. I have long wanted to see the mountains along the road between Kegen and Zhalanash villages. Continue reading “By car around Alma-Ata. Part two. 2010.”