кшт (Kuh-Shuh-Tuh), the snow was far more crunchy and the roads were still only visible as tyre tracks by the end of the working day. The snow continued pretty much throughout the daylight hours. It was almost a relief to have had the white covering appear.
Nazarbayev Intellectual School on Monday evening, the slush was hardening up and pavement and steps becoming treacherous. The icy base layer to found the winter on had been laid.
On Sunday 11th November I had a walk along the River Irtysh. A cold wind was still blowing from the east.
I took these images of the river port and the Kazakhstan Flag monument on the hill behind it.
The river docks along the upper reaches of the Irtysh must be in the running for ports furthest from, but connected to, the salty oceans by navigable rivers (in this case the Irtysh and the Ob connecting to the Arctic Ocean).
кшт in a good light; such that the minarets were all reflecting off the main blue dome.