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by hkwoody
Tue Sep 15, 2015 2:16 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Moynaq Q&A
Replies: 2
Views: 2351

Re: Moynaq

We did this today. A car with driver was US$80, arranged by Jipek Joli hotel. The journey to Moynaq took ~2.5 hours. We spent about the same amount of time in Moynaq visiting the museum and the ships. On the return journey we called in at a Muslim cemetery (don't remember the name, wasn't very inter...
by hkwoody
Fri Aug 21, 2015 2:09 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Moynaq Q&A
Replies: 2
Views: 2351

Moynaq Q&A

We're going to be in Uzbekistan in September and are thinking about a day trip from Nukus to Moynaq. Does anybody have any recent experience of doing this ? All advice - how to get there and back, costs etc gratefully received. Thanks
by hkwoody
Sat Aug 15, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Uzbek visa in Bishkek
Replies: 62
Views: 35267

Re: Embassy report: Uzbek visa in Bishkek

Our experience was the opposite of what most people report. We got our LOI's from the agent Caravanistan links to at 10h30 am on Friday morning (5 days after we applied / paid for them). We didn't have an appointment but decided anyway to go to the embassy to see what happened. We got there about no...
by hkwoody
Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Tajik visa in Bishkek
Replies: 52
Views: 17361

Re: Update!! Tajikistan visa at Bishkek "A piece of cake"

Same experience today (August 12th). Applied this morning ~10am, ready this afternoon after 3pm.
by hkwoody
Mon Aug 03, 2015 4:11 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Penjikent Border Crossing Reports
Replies: 54
Views: 20272

Re: Penjikent Border Crossing

Any recent news on the Penjikent border crossing ?
If it's not open what's our best way of getting from Dushanbe to Samarkand overland ?
Thanks in advance.
by hkwoody
Fri Jul 24, 2015 3:15 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: China Visa Extension - Jiayuguan
Replies: 5
Views: 2761

China Visa Extension - Jiayuguan

We just extended our L visas in Jiayuguan. It was very straightforward, quick, and easy. We went to the PSB on Tuesday afternoon just after they reopened after lunch at 14h30. All of the staff were helpful, 2 speak good English. Before the process can start you need to get a photo from an approved P...

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