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by flo_sg
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan Transit Visa - date specific or not?
Replies: 6
Views: 1345

Re: Turkmenistan Transit Visa - date specific or not?

Actually it does say both entry and exit, I seemed to have overlooked this.
by flo_sg
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 205
Views: 93664

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

I plan on crossing from Baku/Alat to Turkmenbashi this Saturday. As getting info on schedules seems to be difficult, does anyone have experience of what chances are that boats sell out?
by flo_sg
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan Transit Visa - date specific or not?
Replies: 6
Views: 1345

Re: Turkmenistan Transit Visa - date specific or not?

I received mine from the Geneva consulate. Mentions validity of 5 days up until October (I intend to travel in August). The letter does mention the port of entry but does not state the point of exit that I wrote on the application. I wonder whether I actually need to leave through there or can also ...
by flo_sg
Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbek sum exchange rates
Replies: 105
Views: 51619

Re: Uzbek sum exchange rates

10. Aug. Nukus: 1 USD = 6300 Som
12. Aug. Bukhara: 1 USD = 6300 Som (I would have received 6350 if I wanted 1000 Som bills instead of 5000)
by flo_sg
Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Denau-Tursunzade (UZ-TAJ) border crossing
Replies: 30
Views: 18491

Re: Denau-Tursunzade (UZ-TAJ) border crossing

Recently traveled Samarkand-Dushanbe via Denau/Tursunzade. Hotel in Samarkand was not familiar with the route and suggested I go via Tashkent. I just went with the advice in this thread and all was fine. - 5.45am: left hotel. 10'000 Som taxi to Grebnoy Kanal/Betonka stop - 6.00am: reached Grebnoy Ka...
by flo_sg
Thu Aug 11, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Double Entry Visa On Arrival in Dushanbe Rejected
Replies: 4
Views: 2033

Re: Double Entry Visa On Arrival in Dushanbe Rejected

Wouldn't it be possible to just buy another e-visa?
by flo_sg
Tue Jul 19, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan Embassy in Singapore
Replies: 4
Views: 2277

Uzbekistan Embassy in Singapore

Hi all I got my Uzbek visa at the embassy in Singapore. Very straight forward and hassle free. Open mornings only. I called ahead to enquire about opening hours and required docs. I (Swiss passport) brought along: - Original passport - 2 passport photos - print out of the evisa application I then ha...
by flo_sg
Tue Jul 19, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy of Tajikistan in Geneva - Visa and GBAO Permit
Replies: 5
Views: 2944

Re: Embassy of Tajikistan in Geneva - Visa and GBAO Permit

Thanks to both of you for sharing your experiences. What was the main reason for you to opt for Geneva rather than e-visa? (I understand it has only been open since June 2016, so not relevant for the first poster)
by flo_sg
Mon Jul 18, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Feedback on three week itinerary
Replies: 3
Views: 1880

Re: Feedback on three week itinerary

Thanks to both of you and pointing out some potential issues - will do some further research.
by flo_sg
Sun Jul 17, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Feedback on three week itinerary
Replies: 3
Views: 1880

Feedback on three week itinerary

Hi all thanks everyone for contributing to this awesome forum. I am in the middle of planning a ~3 week trip through the stans and would appreciate some advice for travelers as it seems none of my friends have been to this part of the planet. I'll be traveling by myself (though in case anyone wants ...

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