Among the best things to do around Almaty, Charyn Canyon is a must, while less may know of Esik Lake. Both can be reached on a day trip from Almaty.
An easy bicycle ride from Bishkek and how we got our Chinese visa in Almaty. Bicycle touring Central Asia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
Bicycle Touring to the ancient city of Turkestan one of the most valuable heritages in Kazakhstan. Cycling the Silk Road under the heat of the Central Asia summer.
With only 15 days to cycle more than 4.000km through the desert, we have no other choice but to hitchhike. Fortunately here in the steppe of Kazakhstan, it's as easy as taking a bus in London. Just wait for the first truck, wave your hand and it will stop if the driver has the tiniest room for you. And than the fun begins.
From Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan by boat. Crossing the Caspian Sea on a Soviet-era ferry, from Baku to Aktau. Right in the middle of the Kazakh Steppe.