Photos Kazakhstan
Photos Kazakhstan

Almaty - Medeo Ice Rink

Medeo is here being reconstructed for the 2011 Asian Winter Games hosted by Almaty

Almaty - Medeo Ice Rink

Visiting Medeo is a special occasion for Dutch people, since we have great memories of this fast ice rink

Almaty - Medeo Ice Rink

The huge and beautifully designed trademark skating sign on the Medeo Ice Rink

Almaty - Medeo Ice Rink

Signpost of the Medeo Ice Rink with the mountains in the background

Almaty - Chimbulak mountains

The green foothills near Almaty where locals go hiking and have their holiday houses

Almaty - Chimbulak mountains

The snow capped Chimbulak mountains with the Almaty Akimat in the foreground

Almaty - Chimbulak Ski Resort

Ski lifts of the Chimbulak Ski Resort very close to Almaty

Almaty - Chimbulak Ski Resort

The Chimbulak mountains are green in the summer, some mountain tops remain snow capped during the summer

Almaty - Elektroimpex scoreboard

Scoreboard that probably dates to the 1980s from the Hungarian electronic firm Elektroimpex

Almaty - Soviet architecture

Weird shaped building seen in the streets of Almaty

Almaty - Soviet architecture

Soviet avant garde architecture in Almaty

Almaty - Wall relief

Soviet era wall relief on a building depicting a pre Word War tank and a Red Army soldier

Almaty - Soviet wall fresco

A Soviet era wall fresco depicting workers farmers and artists all longing for peace

Almaty - Almaty World War II memorial

Very impressive World War II memorial in Almaty’s Panfilov park

Almaty - Almaty World War II memorial

Soviet architecture of the World War II memorial in Panfilov Park

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