In summary: while volunteering in a hostel in Kyrgyzstan, we were struck by a majority of travelers interest and enthusiasm for horseback treks without any prior experience or taking a picture of themselves with an eagle on the arm... Our mood: not really ok
A land of steppes, desert, mountains:
Welcome to Kazakhstan, a multifaceted country!
Language(s) Kazakh, russian
Hitchhiking level Easy
Wild camping Easy
This time we've got the recipe for happiness: a touch of luck, a good dose of adventure and a mix of fantastic encounters - served on a platter of breathtaking scenery!
When we asked locals: "What to see around here?" "Do you know any good hiking trails?" They gave us several names, showed us pictures, pointed out places on a map. Among them was Kaindy - a spruce forest sunk in a high-altitude lake, whose specificity aroused our curiosity...