A boy looking at the vast Kazakh Steppe.
People will travell days on end to get to their final destination.
Boys and girls that will travell to the next village to attend school. As there are not enough children in every village to justify classes.
Gazing out of the window into the vast wide Kazkh Steppe.
A woman selling smoked fish. They prefer not to be photographed as it is officially forbidden to sell goods in the train. They will hop on the train and travell from one train station to another train station.
Somewhere between Aralsk and Kyzylorda.
Every wagon has its own little boiler providing hot water for tea and soup...
An eagle sitting between two wagons on its way to an eagle hunting competition from Almaty to Atyrau.
Gazing out of the window at one of the train stations between Aralsk and Kyzylorda. As people travell sometimes days on end they will eat, sleep, drink and help each other out where possible.
Between Aralsk and Kyzylorda.
A woman selling clothes or scarfs. They prefer not to be photographed as it is officially forbidden to sell goods in the train.
A graveyard somehwere between Aralsk and Kyzylorda. The graveyards are usually on top of a hill and used to mark the territory of a tribe living on the Steppe.
A waitress slowly waking up.