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by Koen
Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?
Replies: 29
Views: 6427

Re: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?

I start with a tour with a friend around april starting in Turkey, hopefully Iran will open ontime.
Follow couple people online and travel is just like Julia is stating, be flexible.
by Koen
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?
Replies: 29
Views: 6427

Re: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?

At the moment i can fly into Istanbul and make my way to Kurdistan.
I will go for 2-3 years and have all the time, will go together with a cycling mate so we will see.
Just have to wait till spring ☺
by Koen
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?
Replies: 29
Views: 6427

Re: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?

I'm planning to start cycling again in April from Turkey towards central Asia.
Will have to see how it works out with all the countries and border restrictions.

You should be very flexible in your planning if you plan to travel 2021.
by Koen
Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Which vehicle and why?
Replies: 7
Views: 236

Re: Which vehicle and why?

all depends on the budget, if you have serious bucks you should check out this site:
https://www.expedition-trucks.com/exped ... s-for-sale
they have big and small trucks, but those are expensive.
by Koen
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: A week around Almaty
Replies: 4
Views: 1068

Re: A week around Almaty

wow that picture with the lynx is so good.
Is this the mountain area east of kegen upto Ketmen?
by Koen
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Ustyurt Plateau in late November
Replies: 30
Views: 3444

Re: Ustyurt Plateau in late November

wow at least the hotel looks good on the pictures.
maybe in the current situation nobody wants to invest and they have some time to protect it.
But probably if investors want it they bribe and get it.
by Koen
Sun Dec 06, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Ustyurt Plateau in late November
Replies: 30
Views: 3444

Re: Ustyurt Plateau in late November

I understand mazeno, it's not only this place but every were around the world. We are killing this planet so I understand to keep places more secret before all kind "famous" vloggers (damn I hate those) come and make it mainstream. This will attract more attention and tourists then inevitable damage...
by Koen
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Azerbaijan - Nakchivan corridor
Replies: 6
Views: 1556

Re: Azerbaijan - Nakchivan corridor

haha always good to beat those people. This corridor will be a nightmare to have in their country, will see how that will work out. wonder why it's in the agreement, as Armenia territory there is international recognized. Probably Azerbaijan had lot's of leverage in the agreement and asked this othe...
by Koen
Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Azerbaijan - Nakchivan corridor
Replies: 6
Views: 1556

Re: Azerbaijan - Nakchivan corridor

Wondering how they would get a corridor, as Armenia will not give up the access to Iran.
couldn't find anything on the web about how this would be established.

When I was there, you only see the old fortified railway along the border of Armenia.
by Koen
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Afghanistan
Topic: Crossing Broghil pass
Replies: 13
Views: 2895

Re: Crossing Broghil pass

Hi Viktor and all,
looks like very nice area i would like to visit the broghill valley, is it enough there just to have a Pakistan visa?
I will come from Europe on a motorbike with no rush and Pakistan is on my list to visit extensively.
All tips and info is welcome.

cheers Koen