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by doug27
Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: China
Topic: Yining-Almaty bus Q&A
Replies: 14
Views: 5501

Re: China to Almaty July 2017 Update

Thanks a lot Ewa. Appreciate your time!
by doug27
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: China
Topic: Yining-Almaty bus Q&A
Replies: 14
Views: 5501

Re: China to Almaty July 2017 Update

Hi E,
If you're not far that would be really helpful, but please dont go far out your way!
Thanks a lot,
Doug
by doug27
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: China
Topic: Yining-Almaty bus Q&A
Replies: 14
Views: 5501

Yining - Almaty bus

Hi guys, I've seen the article about making the crossing from Yining and the forum post about buses leaving from Urumqi twice a week, I was just wondering if anyone knew whether this was still accurate and hasnt become any more frequent? It looks like buses go KZ to CN every day but from Urumqi only...
by doug27
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:05 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Pamir Highway Help Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 4646

Re: Pamir Highway Help Please!

Thanks Steven, looks like the driver could be the winner for this time
by doug27
Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Pamir Highway Help Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 4646

Re: Pamir Highway Help Please!

Thanks Aleco!
Don't know when you'll see this but how did you find doing it with public transport? Was there a lot of options? And did you find many couch surfing options? Thank you :)
by doug27
Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy Report: Chinese visa in Tashkent
Replies: 20
Views: 10550

Re: Embassy Report: Chinese visa in Tashkent

Further update - Called Malibu travel and they said Chinese visas are currently blocked.

Dont know if anyone else has had this?
by doug27
Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy Report: Chinese visa in Tashkent
Replies: 20
Views: 10550

Re: Embassy Report: Chinese visa in Tashkent

So an update on the sitution - I went to the embassy at about 11 before it shut at 12 and waited around for an hour in a queue with people who'd been there since 9. After talking to an Uzbek guy who spoke English I registered on a list and handed my passport for inspection, which they didnt actually...
by doug27
Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy Report: Chinese visa in Tashkent
Replies: 20
Views: 10550

Re: Embassy Report: Chinese visa in Tashkent

Im giving it a go tomorrow so will let you know how it goes :) (Im presuming badly)
by doug27
Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Pamir Highway Help Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 4646

Re: Pamir Highway Help Please!

Thanks both of you. Appreciated as ever. That sounds a much better way to do it with more flexibility.

How much at an estimate do you think sharetaxis normally cost? Does it take a lot of bartering or are prices reasonably set?
by doug27
Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:09 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Pamir Highway Help Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 4646

Pamir Highway Help Please!

Hi, I'm aiming to do the Pamir highway in about late September and am aiming to do it on a budget while still seeing as much as possible and making it worth it. Do people think its worth doing a tour (I.e. this one http://indy-guide.com/en/listings/450-7-days-traditional-activities-osh-murghab-dusha...

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