We create holidays and skilled-led and wildlife group excursions to over one hundred destinations worldwide. I expected desolation in a savage, absurd wasteland, and as a substitute I discovered mediocrity with a couple of bits of Disneyfied ‘Asia’ scattered round. Perhaps Elista was once as described in the e book, however now it feels a lot closer to the Russian mainstream, with the addition of a Mongolian consulate and large golden temple. If one searches for desolation and does not discover it, then arguably the aim of the trip has been completed. I was looking for the Elista that Kalder described – an Elista which, if it ever existed, appears to have now moved on. I am glad for the Kalymk folks, and I am completely happy to have seen the truth for myself. However I can’t assist but suppose two hours in Elista is an hour too long.
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