Kazakhstan

Discovering the Mystical Lake Kaindy Underwater Forest

Lake Kaindy in Kazakhstan is known for its underwater forest, with tree trunks rising straight out of the water, creating a bizarre and beautiful landscape.

Kazakhstan’s Mysterious Valley of Balls: A Geological Enigma

Kazakhstan is home to an area known as the "Valley of Balls," where large spherical rocks of varying sizes are scattered across the landscape, puzzling scientists and visitors alike.

The Timeless Bond: Kazakhstan’s Eagle Hunting Tradition

In Kazakhstan, there's a unique tradition of eagle hunting, where skilled hunters, known as "berkutchi," form an unbreakable bond with golden eagles, using them to hunt small prey in the expansive steppes.

Gliding at the Top of the World: Kazakhstan’s Medeu Ice Rink

Kazakhstan is home to the largest ice rink in the world, the Medeu, which sits at an altitude of 1,691 meters (5,548 feet) above sea level and offers a unique and exhilarating ice-skating experience.

The Mystical Melodies of Altyn-Emel: Kazakhstan’s Singing Sand Dunes

Kazakhstan is home to the singing sand dunes of Altyn-Emel National Park, where the sand emits a mysterious and melodic hum when the wind blows.

Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan: Gateway to the Stars

Kazakhstan is home to the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the world's oldest and largest space launch facility, leased by Russia since 1994.