Astana, or the world’s weirdest capital

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The whole point of travelling is to see the differences between cultures, people and places around the world. But sometimes, different becomes weird. This is how I felt when I arrived in Astana, the new capital of Kazakhstan. But weird in a good way, just very surprising and unusual. (below are pictures of a random street dance show, the costumes are unreal!)   A brief introduction Astana became the capital of Kazakhstan in 1997, replacing Almaty. At this time the population was just under 300,000 people but it has been…read more