Scenes from Almaty, Kazakhstan

I traveled to Almaty, Kazakhstan for work in April and August of 2002. The following are a collection of photos from both trips.

mountains, tv tower at dawn
mountains, tv tower at dawn

interesting housing
interesting housing
pseudo-shanties
pseudo-shanties
example of what all the signs/writing looked like
example of what all the signs/writing looked like
view out of the USAID mission, towards the mountains
view out of the USAID mission, towards the mountains
close up of mountains from the mission
close up of mountains from the mission
first picture from my august trip, as you can see, no more snow...
first picture from my august trip, as you can see, no more snow..
mountains continued
mountains continued
mountains on to the hazy steppe
mountains on to the hazy steppe
all the trees were painted white like this
all the trees were painted white like this
some buildings near the hotel, once part of their legislature when almaty was the capital
some buildings near the hotel, once part of their legislature when almaty was the capital
monument topped by the golden man, a character from kazakh mythology
monument topped by the golden man, a character from kazakh mythology
the regent hotel in almaty... known as the the ankara of almaty
the regent hotel in almaty… known as the “the ankara of almaty”
close up of the regent ankara hotel almaty
close up of the regent ankara hotel almaty

Note: These photos originally appeared in my photo galleries.

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