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Episode 10It was a lovely sunny day when we set off from Bishkek.firstly we headed east towards Izzy Kol, the large lake to the east. we weren’t going as far as the lake though, having visited that on our last visit here and not being particularly impressed by it we were only going as far as the Burana tower. This tower dates from around the 11th century but is mostly a reconstruction from the Soviet era. It stands where there was once quite an important po...
Episode 9Well, as usual nothing went smoothly.My lot got most of their money back from DHL but not easily or without hassle. Lost about 3 Euros but by that stage both of my lot had had enough of arguing so settled for that. The moral of this story is not to deal with DHL again, at least not in Kazakhstan. In Kyzylorda there was no other option, however, there are other couriers into and out of Almaty.We set off out of Kyzylorda in the late afternoon with a cloud ...