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Why the Caspian Sea is a Lake

  Is the Caspian Sea a Lake? The Central Asia Rally begins in Astrakhan, Russia. This is where the Volga delta drains into the Caspian Sea, and we cross the northern shore as we pass through Kazakhstan on our way to the heart of Central Asia. We can see its waves, and if we took […]

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Why You Should Visit Song-Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan

  Song-Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan is a must-see spot in Central Asia… if you can reach it! Against the backdrop of distant mountains, Song-Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan, an alpine lake right in the center of the country, is gloriously tranquil. Famed for its sensational sunrises, sunsets, and the richness of star-filled night’s sky. With an area of […]

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The 7 Best Lakes of Central Asia

Central Asia might be locked away from the Oceans of the world, bordering only on the Caspian Sea, which by most definitions is a very large saline lake, and along with the disappearing Aral Sea, the region might feel parched of its water source. However, the Stans of Central Asia sport some of the world’s […]

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