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a steppe too far - kazakhstan
photos from kazakhstan
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Kazaks! On their way to a wedding.
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The Aral Sea ... or where it used to be
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Dredger near Aralsk ... not much water though
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Scrap from Aral ships .. a certain poignancy here we think
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Kozha Akhmed Yasaui Mausoleum, Turkestan
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Kozha Akhmed Yasaui Mausoleum - detail on dome
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Zhabaghly - the first proper mountains since the Czech Republic.
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More mountain scenery in Zhabaghly
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Yet more mountain scenery in Zhabaghly.... with goats!
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Wooden cathedral in Almaty
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More nice hats
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Independence monument in Almaty .. like it says on the skyscraper!!