Kazakhstan (Altai/Tuva) OSM Project 2012
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08-07-2012, 07:32 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: English expat in The Hague
Astrakhan - Photo dump
Here are some of the photos I took walking around the center of the city. Small explanations where I can add something.
Summer Bar at the hotel. Excellent fried pork!
The hotel at night
Shopping area, no cars
This lady was very helpful in setting my phone up on a Russian sim. As I had no Russian ID, she did it in her name. Later, however, despite my checking at the time, she called me and told me that the sim would only work in Astrakhan. Good job it was cheap.
Walking across a memorial park to the Kremlin.
I loved the look of this bench
Some shots of the Astrakhan Kremlin, inside and out.
More town shots including Lenin. Notice the top of the building behind....Soviet 'star'.
The river Volga.....
Lunch Halt along the river
Other sights along the river
Right, early start for Volgograd tomorrow and a new set of rubber for my bike. It will be strange not to vibrate!
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