ALMATY – Kazakhstan, new content 2017

Kazakhstan suffered some serious defamation in the film “Borat”. Actually it’s a fascinating and vast country. It’s geography is hugely impressive and the former capital Almaty is surprisingly green, sophisticated and fun. There are more posh car dealers on the airport road than you would believe. The country’s mineral wealth means you’ll see plenty of Range Rovers, Porsche Cayennes and Hummers. But the old central market still sells some strange central Asian foods you might NOT want to try ! There are still elements of the old Soviet times – for example a massive and impressive war memorial. If you’re ever heading this way – do take advantage of a 24 hour stopover. This tour runs to thirty minutes…