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by IsaOlof
Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:49 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Chinese border closure w Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan - 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 14553

Re: Chinese border closure w Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan - 2016

Have you tried calling the Almaty bus station as they recommend here on Carivanistan? (Tel: 230 25 29, 276 26 44, 276 26 77) We are in Bishkek waiting for our Chinese visa and are also trying to plan ahead but our phone can't call to another country. We will probably go to Kazakstan next week and wi...
by IsaOlof
Thu Sep 22, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Chinese border closure w Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan - 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 14553

Re: Chinese border closure w Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan - 2016

Does anybody know when the Kazakh-Chinese border in Khorgas is closed in October? We are in Kyrgystan now and are trying to plan ahead..

Cheers Kristian and Isa
by IsaOlof
Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran
Replies: 123
Views: 56174

Re: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran

We are applying for our transit visa in Tehran and plan on picking it up in Mashhad. Do any of you now if we should write that we are traveling by bicycle on the application under "transportation" or if writing something else is better?

Thanks for the help!
Isa and Kristian
by IsaOlof
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa
Replies: 86
Views: 34465

Re: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa

We went to the Chinese embassy the 14. of July and were told that they no longer gave 3+3. ONLY 1+1 IS POSSIBLE NOW. Three other tourist were also told the same. (We have danish passports, two were belgian and one german) We will try and talk to them again on Sunday, but our hopes are low.. Isa and ...
by IsaOlof
Mon Jun 27, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Iran Visa in Erzurum
Replies: 28
Views: 11238

Re: Report: Iran Visa in Erzurum

We just picked up our visa for Iran in Erzurum. We had the authorization code, and it was ready at the consulate. Very fast and no hassle, exactly as before: 2 pictures (I wore a scarf) 1 copy of your passport (Ours were in color) 1 application (Is handed out at the consulate) All together 1,5 hour,...