I have a good friend whose name is Altukha. Every time I speak about Kazakh hospitality, I remember him. Why hospitality? Altukha invites foreigners to his house, gives them a place to spend several nights, his family set the “dastarkhan” (table with lots of different national food) with our tasty foods, and, of course, show them the true Almaty. ” Here we drink three cups … Continue reading Kazakh Hospitality In India. You Don’t Usually Think About Such Stuff Until It Breaks Into Your Life.
I believe the way I live right now is a life that is worth living. You are not actually living one life: each country, each person you talk to, each moment you experience are like a new life chapter that you are adding in your “life book”, which is amazing. It’s like traveling through time and space: difference in cultures, the difference in understanding, the … Continue reading She started from Egypt “where it all begins”
This is my third Indian festival or holiday this year. And I have to say that Thaipoosam in Kuala Lumpur is the holiday that you definitely have to see with your own eyes. Every time I experience cultures of different countries, and especially Indian culture, it inspires me to explore more and more cultures. It was early in the morning when I made my journey … Continue reading Shocking Thaipoosam holiday in Kuala Lumpur
Friday. Work. I am sitting and looking through a calendar. Suddenly, I realize that it’s been almost two months already as I live in India. Do I miss Kazakhstan? – Of course, I do, especially I miss my family and friends. I miss that time when my family and I were going on the shore of the Caspian Sea, making barbecue, setting up the tent and … Continue reading Indian marriage. I have accepted many things in this country, but this … this is a big surprise for me
It is almost four weeks as I live in this country of colors and contrasts. Every day gives me unforgettable and amazing experience, day by day the smell, the flavor of India becomes more native to me, and noises from cars are like birds’ singing on the sunrise in the village. First two weeks I was sharing a room in a hostel with a hindu … Continue reading India through the eyes of Hindu