The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
 Amsterdam

Kazakhstan 2015

Uzbekistan  
  Atyrau   Aralsk   Aral Sea   Onwards

Atyrau

Baybars statue and pyramid, Atyrau, Kazakhstan 2015
Baybars statue and pyramid
The Mighty Ural River, Atyrau, Kazakhstan 2015
The Mighty Ural River
City Mosque, Atyrau, Kazakhstan 2015
City Mosque
Orthodox church, Atyrau, Kazakhstan 2015
Orthodox church
Orthodox church, Atyrau, Kazakhstan 2015
Orthodox church
255 miles NE of Atyrau, Kazakhstan 2015
255 miles NE of Atyrau
300 miles NE of Atyrau, Kazakhstan 2015
300 miles NE of Atyrau

Aralsk

Arslak train station at 5:40am, Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
Arslak train station at 5:40am
A ship welcomes new arrivals., Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
A ship welcomes new arrivals.
Station Mural: Aralsk answers Lenin's call for fish., Kazakhstan 2015
Station Mural: Aralsk answers Lenin's call for fish.
Station Mural detail: Lenin, Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
Station Mural detail: Lenin
Station ship by day, Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
Station ship by day
City "Ship Museum", Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
City "Ship Museum"
City "Ship Museum", Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
City "Ship Museum"
Old harbour, Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
Old harbour
Old harbour, Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
Old harbour
Inspirational but cryptic Kazakh statue, Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
Inspirational but cryptic Kazakh statue
Inspirational but cryptic Kazakh statue, Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
Inspirational but cryptic Kazakh statue
"Bekmyrza Khan" (?), Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
"Bekmyrza Khan" (?)
Aralsk Museum: Ships of the Desert, Kazakhstan 2015
Aralsk Museum: Ships of the Desert
Aralsk Museum: WWII, Kazakhstan 2015
Aralsk Museum: WWII
Billboard for Victory Day, Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
Billboard for Victory Day
Billboard for Victory Day: Kazakh veterans, Aralsk, Kazakhstan 2015
Billboard for Victory Day: Kazakh veterans

Aral Sea

Passing camel, as we head towards the Sea, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Passing camel, as we head towards the Sea
The old sea shore, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
The old sea shore
Guide + Old sea shore, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Guide + Old sea shore
Dry sea bed, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Dry sea bed
The Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
The Aral Sea
Scotsman at the Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Scotsman at the Aral Sea
Sea shells on the dry sea bed, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Sea shells on the dry sea bed
Tastubek: A fishing and herding town, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Tastubek: A fishing and herding town
Motorcycle herding horses, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Motorcycle herding horses
Lunch with a Kazakh family, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Lunch with a Kazakh family

Zhalanash Ship Graveyard

Kokaral Dam

The Kokaral Dam pens in the waters from the Syr Darya River to keep teh Norther Aral Sea alive.
46 miles South of Aralsk, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
46 miles South of Aralsk
46 miles South of Aralsk, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
46 miles South of Aralsk
Kokaral Dam sluices, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Kokaral Dam sluices
Aral Sea at Kokaral Dam, Kazakhstan 2015
Aral Sea at Kokaral Dam
Downstream: Fish trying to return to the Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Downstream: Fish trying to return to the Aral Sea
Aral Sea carp, Kazakhstan 2015
Aral Sea carp
Upstream of the sluices, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Upstream of the sluices
Sea shore beside dam, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Sea shore beside dam
Sluice gates and dam., Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Sluice gates and dam.
Driver & Guide, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Driver & Guide
Aral Sea, 3 miles East of Kokaral Dam, Kazakhstan 2015
Aral Sea, 3 miles East of Kokaral Dam
Mechnical trouble, 11 miles East of Kokaral, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Mechnical trouble, 11 miles East of Kokaral
Syr Darya River, 15 miles East of Kokaral, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Syr Darya River, 15 miles East of Kokaral
Syr Darya River and river dam/bridge, Aral Sea, Kazakhstan 2015
Syr Darya River and river dam/bridge

Onwards

The train from Aralsk towards Tashkent
202 miles SE of Baikonur, Onwards, Kazakhstan 2015
202 miles SE of Baikonur
207 miles SE of Baikonur, Onwards, Kazakhstan 2015
207 miles SE of Baikonur
180 miles NW of Tashken, Onwards, Kazakhstan 2015
180 miles NW of Tashken
39 miles NW of Tashkent, Onwards, Kazakhstan 2015
39 miles NW of Tashkent

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