Kazakhstan

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A land of steppes, desert, mountains:
Welcome to Kazakhstan, a multifaceted country!

 

Language(s) Kazakh, russian
Currency
Tenge
Hitchhiking level Easy
Wild camping Easy

Responsible travel: animal exploitation, somewhere between traditions and attractions

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

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The strange sunken forest of Kaindy Lake – Kazakhstan

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...

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