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Underwhelming Turkestan and my first impressions of the “Borat country”

Kazakhstaaaaan, greatest country in the world.
All other countries are run by little girls.

I’m aware that it’s the cliché of clichés to start my blog about this country with some Borat lyrics… but then it is the only song I could think of while crossing the border, and I had to try really hard not to sing it out loud. I’m pretty sure Kazakh people don’t like it… and they a have good reason. As soon as my little Marshrutka escaped the hectic border land, I could see that their country is nothing like the Borat movie (which is in fact recorded in Eastern Europe). Continue reading Underwhelming Turkestan and my first impressions of the “Borat country”

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