Kazakhstan: Turk on Me

Despite being Kazakhstan's third city, not many tourists venture to Shymkent to sightsee in the city itself (in fact I don't think many tourists venture there at all). Instead it is used as a base to visit nearby Turkistan which has much more to satisfy the average sightseer. In my original plan way back when, … Continue reading Kazakhstan: Turk on Me

India: Desert Trekking in Jaisalmer

I hate the term 'must do' when I visit a place. I don't really like people telling me I 'must do' this or 'must see' that when I go somewhere because travelling is such a personal thing. However, when I was in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan earlier this year, I indulged in one of these must-dos - … Continue reading India: Desert Trekking in Jaisalmer