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by Aleco
Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Do we still need to register after 30 days with 45 days e visa ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2037

Re: Do we still need to register after 30 days with 45 days e visa ?

I'll leave on day 29 or 30. Tajikistan had to suppress registration with the 45-day evisa if they want tourists to stay longer (and spend more) ! Well, of course annoying but the situation is much worst in Uzbekistan and turkmenistan for example...and is quite easy to get tajik visa, so still ok in...
by Aleco
Tue Sep 13, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: China
Topic: Chinese SIM Card
Replies: 6
Views: 3722

Re: Chinese SIM Card

In 2013 I got one through a friend. Like this year in Iran it was necessary, that someone with a registered adress buys the sim card, but then it was fine.$ Most probably in China it will be harder just to ask a stranger (like we did in Iran). Great coverage even in quite isolated areas in Qinghai....
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: China
Topic: Chinese SIM Card
Replies: 6
Views: 3722

Chinese SIM Card

Is it possible to get a sim card in china, for mobile phone\data traffic?

If yes, any suggestions?

Thank you!
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:04 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Do we still need to register after 30 days with 45 days e visa ?
Replies: 3
Views: 2037

Re: Do we still need to register after 30 days with 45 days e visa ?

Yes, you need to do that if you stay more than 30 days. Btw if you already know that you will stay longer, I suggest you to start to register even few days before.
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:02 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: China itinerary for 8/10 weeks?
Replies: 1
Views: 1703

China itinerary for 8/10 weeks?

I'll crossing into China from Kyrgyzstan, with my Chinese 3 months visa around 20/22 september. I'm thinking to spend 2 or 3 months there and than go in south corea and taiwan as well.

Any suggestions for itinerary, considering that I'll start from Kashgar?

Thanks!
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:58 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa
Replies: 82
Views: 31317

Re: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa

I was in Tehran and I did the visa for China very easily, 45 dollars 3 months time with 3 to get in. But I'm talking about june 2016
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:55 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Beshariq border crossing (Uzbekistan to Tajikistan, Fergana Valley)
Replies: 13
Views: 5381

Re: Beshariq border crossing (Uzbekistan to Tajikistan, Fergana Valley)

I did it as well, but with marshutkas from fergana city till Uzbek border and than sharing taxi from Tajik border till Dushanbe. Was pretty fine.
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:54 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Unrest in Central Asia - fall 2016 edition
Replies: 25
Views: 13532

Re: Unrest in Central Asia - fall 2016 edition

I was quite near the Chinese embassy in the bomb day, but anyway was quite fine the city.

Btw I meet a traveller thst have crossed after the president death from Tashkent and was pretty ok, if I got it right....
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:52 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Chinese border closure w Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan - 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 14059

Re: Chinese border closure w Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan - 2016

olmo wrote:Wow. And it is apparently also closed September 10 to 20 just now. See here:
https://www.facebook.com/annewestwards/ ... 64881201:0

Thanks for this info. I need to cross the border before 23 sept. I hope when it will be open on 20 or 21/22 max!
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:42 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: World Nomad Games 2016: reviews
Replies: 7
Views: 8722

Re: World Nomad Games 2016: reviews

Was really cool. Been there the last 2 days, including the closing ceremony. And both areas, khyrchin and hippodrome .

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