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by Roadtophnompenh
Thu Dec 28, 2023 6:37 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Advice for safe self-driving the Silk Route with European car
Replies: 5
Views: 1128

Re: Advice for safe self-driving the Silk Route with European car

I drove last year a 10 year old lexus to Phnom Penh cambodia, on belgian license plates, crossing Iran-pakistan-India to Mumbai, then shipped to Malaysia and continued to Thailand and cambodia. It took me 3 months of driving and 1 month for the shipping. Have been stopped 6 times by police on 18000 ...
by Roadtophnompenh
Mon Dec 04, 2023 3:58 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Bulgarian vehicle registration to coporation, problems?
Replies: 2
Views: 883

Re: Bulgarian vehicle registration to coporation, problems?

I had last year exactly the same problem with my belgian car. It was registered on my companys name wherefrom i am also 100% owner. Asked around and nobody really could answer the question. I did re-register it to my own private name to avoid trouble everywhere. I have a belgian friend who lives in ...
by Roadtophnompenh
Tue Nov 21, 2023 1:58 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khunjerab Pass (China-Pakistan border) Q&A
Replies: 48
Views: 15538

Re: Khunjerab Pass (China-Pakistan border) Q&A

there is no official closing date, useally 15 november, i went uo 20 oktober last year and the road was full snow covered aready, try to contact Gems hotel in Sost, he is a good source for its open or not, if the border closes they do also. I was their last client last year they said !! You can also...
by Roadtophnompenh
Fri Nov 10, 2023 1:14 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Wagah Border (Lahore - Amritsar) PAK - IND
Replies: 44
Views: 12460

Re: Wagah Border (Lahore - Amritsar) PAK - IND

The polio-vaccinations last year was done at soem clinic not so far away from Visatronix, forget the name but i can check. In fact there is a guy who just writes a yellow carton with your name on, no questions asked at all. And ofcourse, when you cross the border, the Indians dont trust the pakistan...
by Roadtophnompenh
Wed Oct 11, 2023 3:04 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Karakoram Highway solo travel China to Pakistan
Replies: 9
Views: 2539

Re: Karakoram Highway solo travel China to Pakistan

Probably they saw me as a poor Belgian guy and payed the Pakistani-price, and they probably know that in Hollland they like to pay entry-fees !! ?? Hihihhihi
by Roadtophnompenh
Wed Oct 04, 2023 1:39 am
Forum: Iran
Topic: Crossing Iran by car from Turkey to Pakistan
Replies: 8
Views: 1579

Re: Crossing Iran by car from Turkey to Pakistan

J ai ete refuse aussi d abord, apres j ai paye tappersia, dans la semaine tout etais regle !! Tu vas a Erzurum pour le visum apres avec la confirmation que tu as eu. J ai passe il y a exacte 1 ans, tappersia+Visum a Erzurum etais ensemble environs 100 euros. Apres j ai passe frontiere Bazargan pour ...
by Roadtophnompenh
Mon Oct 02, 2023 12:00 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: Current situation Iran
Replies: 42
Views: 12883

Re: Current situation Iran

Road safety isn't something that many people would think of as a real safety/security consideration, yet statistically it's probably a greater threat than that of being arrested in Iran. Whether you see this as us improperly discounting the road-related dangers or over-estimating the risk of being ...
by Roadtophnompenh
Tue Sep 26, 2023 1:10 am
Forum: China travel sharing
Topic: Nepal -> China -> Laos in November 2023
Replies: 6
Views: 2089

Re: Nepal -> China -> Laos in November 2023

I tried to PM you but the systems says you dont exist, strangely !! ?? What will be the estimated cost and time to drive from Nepal to Laos ???
by Roadtophnompenh
Thu Sep 21, 2023 9:38 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khunjerab Pass (China-Pakistan border) Q&A
Replies: 48
Views: 15538

Re: Khunjerab Pass (China-Pakistan border) Q&A

It all depends on the weather, not politics. I was at the border 20 october last year, and hardly made it upstairs driving a Lexus 4X4. If the global warming gets worse every year, probably no snow anymore during winter there. The chinese will do their best to keep the only landborder with PAK open ...
by Roadtophnompenh
Wed Sep 20, 2023 2:27 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Zahedan - Quetta border crossing (IR -> PAK)
Replies: 38
Views: 15723

Re: Zahedan - Quetta border crossing (IR -> PAK)

Small correction, night nr 4 wasnt in Zhob, we stayed at Circuit house Killa Saifullah well before Zhob. If you go to google maps you can click on it and see our vehilces parked overthere in the morning !! It looks nice on the fotos but it wasnt in the room we were offered. Everybody slept in their ...