One of the most fun things you can do in Central Asia is go hiking in Kazakhstan, the largest and most intriguing country in the region that used to be a Soviet Union state. The country did not exist a few decades back, and now the world is taking notice at its many yet to be popularized sights and attractions.
There are several areas in Kazakhstan that resemble Aspen, Colorado without the highways, hotels, ski lifts and other modern facilities. There are broad sweeping valleys of alpine grassland and colorful flowers with rolling snowcapped summits in the background. One [Read more…]