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by Fluzz
Fri Oct 09, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Chinese border crossings: open or closed?
Replies: 4
Views: 3829

Re: Chinese border crossings: open or closed?

FYI Irkeshtam border opened on October 8 this year. The following sources or contacts predicted it correctly: * Kyrgyz news website http://www.kabar.kg/eng. There are lots of other news posts so need to search the posts for words like "Irkeshtam". They also reported the Victory over Japan ...
by Fluzz
Fri Oct 09, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Chinese visa in Bishkek
Replies: 56
Views: 36190

Re: Chinese visa in Biskek

Hello Marco, Tiphaine, Yes I applied myself without an agent (but with lots of help from this forum), almost. The LOI I actually got from Serik, the agent in Almaty but when I used him that time the Almaty embassy stopped issuing visas for a month. So since I paid for the LOI, I decided to use it by...
by Fluzz
Tue Sep 29, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Chinese visa in Osh
Replies: 4
Views: 4049

Re: any info about the Chinese embassy in osh?

As of late Sep 2015, Osh Chinese consulate still cannot issue visas. It is on Lenin next to Bayana hostel, north of the stadium, in case people want to keep checking.
by Fluzz
Tue Sep 29, 2015 2:28 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Chinese visa in Bishkek
Replies: 56
Views: 36190

Re: Chinese visa in Biskek

Sorry that it didn't work for Rodarpelmon, I hope you found a solution eventually. Following their method did work for me (Australian) soon after but I'm not sure how long the queue list from the previous evening will keep working. I think whoever initiated the list first needs to bring it early in ...
by Fluzz
Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Tajikistan visa in Almaty
Replies: 28
Views: 12943

Re: Tajikistan visa in Almaty

Notice on Bishkek Tajik Embassy updated, now cannot issue visa til 30 September 2015.
by Fluzz
Tue Sep 08, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Tajikistan visa in Almaty
Replies: 28
Views: 12943

Re: Tajikistan visa in Almaty

Notice on Tajik embassy in Bishkek on 8 Sep says something like "Due to technical problems we cannot issue visas until at least Sep 15... The nearest consulate is Almaty..." I hope it really is a technical issue and not a sign that the political problems in Tajikistan are growing.
by Fluzz
Sat Jul 11, 2015 5:26 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 202
Views: 91038

Re: Caspian sea ferry from Baku

Despite all the information on Caravanistan and the web about the Caspian Sea crossings from Baku, it was still a bit of a hassle and adventure for me due to my late Azeri and therefore late Turkmen visa. I did however learn a fair bit. It seems to me that it can be troublesome because in Baku there...

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