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by drivingthefareast
Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Long term parking Pakistan/India
Replies: 2
Views: 683

Re: Long term parking Pakistan/India

Hi. Thanks for you reply

6 months works out for me. Not really planning on staying there longer anyway.

Cheers
by drivingthefareast
Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Long term parking Pakistan/India
Replies: 2
Views: 683

Long term parking Pakistan/India

Hi guys, Thanks a lot to this forum for great information. My situation, travelling from the Netherlands to Indonesia with my car. In beginning July i have a wedding back in Holland which i would like to attend. For now everybody has to deal with the Corona things yes, I have good hope to be in in P...
by drivingthefareast
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: Anyone currently in Iran ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1453

Re: Anyone currently in Iran ?

Hi,

Been here for more than a week now. In the northers part of iran is nothing going on. They are more than happy to see you.

take care!

Niek
by drivingthefareast
Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Iran-Azerbaijan Border Crossing in Astara
Replies: 29
Views: 17997

Re: Iran-Azerbaijan Border Crossing in Astara

Crossed this border on 24-1-2020 around 12:30 Dutch passport, Dutch plated car. The Azeri side of the border took about 45 minutes. They checked my passport, they checked my car for a bit. Specifically asked if i had a drone, alcohol and a Carnet de passage. They probably want to make sure its not g...
by drivingthefareast
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Iranian visa in Baku, Azerbaijan
Replies: 13
Views: 7604

Re: Embassy report: Iranian visa in Baku, Azerbaijan

Hi Guys, Today i picket up my Iranian visa. Damn, i am happy with that! on 7-1-2020 i applied for my visa trough the online Iranian system. On 21-1-2020 still no single word from them and the status unchanged. On 21-1-2020 i rejected my request for the visa. On 21-1-2020 i applied for my Iran grand ...
by drivingthefareast
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Pakistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 100
Views: 30394

Re: Pakistan E-visa Q&A

Hi guys, yesterday evening i received my Pakistan visa! so happy with it! what i did: - Applied on 7-1-2020 - On 13-1-2020 i got an email asking for an itinerary of my trip. (i did not include this) - On 17-1-2020 i got an email asking if i have other approved visa's(my case an valid Indian visa) an...
by drivingthefareast
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Camper Overweight / Overload
Replies: 5
Views: 833

Re: Camper Overweight / Overload

HI, Nice trip up ahead, Do it!! About the camper thing, As said before, you normal drivers licence will not be valid. Your camper insurance will not be valid if they find out about the weight(well how would they find out) About the camper itself. On good roads(read western European or similar) the w...
by drivingthefareast
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Matsimi - Balakan Border Crossing Reports (Georgia - Azerbaijan)
Replies: 9
Views: 3236

Re: Matsimi - Balakan Border Crossing Reports (Georgia - Azerbaijan)

date: 12 - 1 -2020 around noon. Driving a VW beetle 1971, dutch plates, dutch passport Georgian side: - 5 minutes, no questions asked. Azerbaijan side: - wanted to check my luggage compartment, motor compartment(probably just out of interest), extra storage on the roof. - Checked my backpack in the ...
by drivingthefareast
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: Anyone currently in Iran ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1453

Re: Anyone currently in Iran ?

I will follow this tread for a bit.

Planning on entering Iran by car from Azerbaijan when i receive my visa(already applied)
by drivingthefareast
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Sarp border at Turkey/Georgia: reports & updates
Replies: 35
Views: 19992

Re: Sarp border at Turkey/Georgia: reports & updates

Just crossed the Hopa-Sarpi border yesterday. Driving an 1971 Beetle, dutch plates, dutch pasport, - arrived at about 4:30 pm. - Turkish side done in about 5 minutes. - Georgian side just wanted to check the back compartment of the car(I'm driving an beetle, so it just has an engine) - Georgian side...