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Nur-Astana Mosque of Khazakstan (IMAGE)

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“Islamic Cultural expression should be beautiful, geometric and pleasing to the eye yet simple and solid while not overburdening the poor and needy of society to construct and maintain. Our dedication to Almighty Allah should never reduce our concern for each other”. A rare look at the Nur-Astana Mosque of Khazakstan…

THE SUNKEN FOREST OF LAKE KAINDY (IMAGE)

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Lake Kaindyis a 1,300 feet long lake in Kazakhstan that is nearly 30 meters deep in some areas.The lake was created after an earthquake in 1911 that triggered a large landslide forming a natural dam. Then rainwater filled the valley and created the lake. The water is said to be very cold there even in summer. But if you are fond of trout fishing, it is a great place to do it.