Pajero едет по космодрому. Байконур 2019.

Нет, запускать свою машину в космос, на манер г-на Маска, я не собирался. Ведь у Илона «теслов» много, а у меня Pajero – один. Continue reading “Pajero едет по космодрому. Байконур 2019.”

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.”

Law on the road. For what and how fined in Kazakhstan. 2018.

The following are points from the Rules of the Road Traffic of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the corresponding articles of the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Administrative Offenses (in red). Articles of documents are given as of 2018. Also, as of 2018, the size of the MCI is given (monthly calculated indicator) – 2,405 tenge. Added some comments on each item and articles of the Code relating to administrative proceedings. Continue reading “Law on the road. For what and how fined in Kazakhstan. 2018.”

How did I come to this life … Looking back into 1997.

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.”

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.”

Russia again. Old Beloretsk tract. 2010.

Our life of auto travelers began from a trip to Russia. It was at 2001  , and the past nine years have not been empty. There were trips to Lake Baikal, Alakol and Borovoye Lakes, through the cities of Kazakhstan. Life during this time was rapidly changing and we want to have a new look at the old places – drive from Alma-Ata to Ufa, meet friends, look at the rebuilt capital of Kazakhstan – Astana. Continue reading “Russia again. Old Beloretsk tract. 2010.”