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by Baidjenkee
Thu Sep 21, 2023 3:12 pm
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Bishkek-issykul lake first week of October
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Bishkek-issykul lake first week of October

Hi, I'm flying to Bishkek end September-first week of October for a week. I was thinking of going round Issykul Lake, relax, take in nice autumn scenery, have some nice walks (not a serious hiker...just walks). Is the area open and fine to travel to at this time of year? I notice it's getting colder...
by Baidjenkee
Thu Aug 03, 2023 4:06 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)
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Re: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)

We crossed the Khorgos border yesterday from Kazakhstan into China. We slept in Zharkent, took a taxi to the border... yes you can not do that. You are ONLY allowed to cross with a vehicle. So we went back to Zharkent and got dropped at the Zharkent bus station. (On google maps, address: Ulitsa Zhib...