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by Tramper
Sun Jul 31, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Driving Nukus - Kungrad - Beyneu - Aktau
Replies: 27
Views: 14173

Re: Updates: Driving in Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan (Beyneu - Aktau)

hi thank you very much on the updated information. I have 2 questions. hope you can answer them. 1 ) black market petrol in Nukus you mention it is a good gasoline does it still need a filter? is it just low octane gasoline( maybe 80 octane) or something questionable( mixed with something else)? 2)...
by Tramper
Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:18 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 213
Views: 110669

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

Unfortunately, there was no elevator. Only a few small staircases leading to the upper deck. However, this could be different on another ship
by Tramper
Fri Jul 22, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 213
Views: 110669

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

Clean enough, each cabin had a private bathroom and it was... normal. Nothing weird or special
by Tramper
Wed Jul 20, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Tajen Border crossing uzbekistan kazakstan
Replies: 20
Views: 10632

Re: Border crossing uzbekistan kazakstan

No problems at border crossing. Customs didn't even check my luggage and hotel registration cards. Before you get there you should prepare a copy of your passport and vehicle documents (if traveling by vehicle of course). No money paid on both sides of the border.
by Tramper
Wed Jul 20, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Driving Nukus - Kungrad - Beyneu - Aktau
Replies: 27
Views: 14173

Driving Nukus - Kungrad - Beyneu - Aktau

Roads Kazakhstan I traveled the road from the Western-most Uzbek border to Aktau a week ago. The road from the border to Beyneu (about 90km) is still completely destroyed and filled with potholes and loose sand in the middle of the road. By motorcycle it took me about 2 hours. The road between Beyn...
by Tramper
Wed Jul 20, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 213
Views: 110669

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

I took the ferry from Aktau to Alat and was pleasantly surprised. I went to the Ferry Management Office as shown on Caravanistan and got a ticket for 80 dollars. You can pay by card or cash. They didn't accept dollars, so better bring the daily equivalent in Tenge. Ferry left the same day. At the po...