The country of Kazakhstan is a newcomer in international tourism. As a former Soviet Union state, its enchanting natural resources, exotic dishes and fun-loving people were hid from the world for so many years. Now, that it is opening up to the free world, it attracts international visitors with its untouched landscape composed of steppes, deserts, savannas, wild forests, clear lakes, mighty waterfalls, colorful glaciers and ancient cities. One of its main cities is the modern city of Atyrau, which is famous for its oil and fish industries. Considered as one of Kazakhstan’s oil capitals, Atyrau is rich in oil, gas and minerals (especially hydrocarbons).
The city of Atyrau (formerly Guryev in the old Soviet Union) is the capital of the province, located only 350 kilometers from Russia [Read more…]