Despite the debate around the film "Borat" in which a Kazak journalist goes to the United States for a report, travel to Kazakhstan remains rare. Whereas it is from here that the first man, the Russian Yuri Gargarine, went to space. This former soviet republic, independent since 1991, offers to curious tourists a lansdcape full of steppes
stretching out over 1,240 miles. Formerly populated by nomadic tribes, Kazakhstan today has a real cultural identity
. A country in the making?