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by cyberol
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates
Replies: 39
Views: 15378

Re: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates

Crossed from Iran to Turkmenistan at Bajgiran border at the end of August with our own vehicle. Iran side: Was easy and pleasant. Opens at around 8-8:30am TKM side: At Bajgiran, the border opens from 9am to 5:30pm with a lunch time from noon to 1pm. (One of my TKM friend told me that the other borde...
by cyberol
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Self-driving in Azerbaijan by car or motorbike Q&A
Replies: 33
Views: 10576

Re: Azerbadjian with my car

At the end of June, we crossed into Azerbaijan with our own vehicle from Red bridge and exited at Lagodekhi 10 days later and there was no problem at all. No deposit, easy car checks, …. On the Georgian side, lots of local cars waiting, but many locals told us to drive up all the way to the gate, so...
by cyberol
Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Armenia - Iran border crossing (Nordooz - Agarak)
Replies: 31
Views: 16983

Re: Armenia - Iran border crossing

We crossed Agarak-Norduz border at the end of July with our camper-van and here is some information: Armenian side: - There is an ATM where you can withdraw Drams as well as an exchange office where you can exchange them to US$. - Coffee (not too bad), water, snacks and dirty toilets available - We ...
by cyberol
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Chinese Visa in Yerevan
Replies: 4
Views: 3519

Re: Applying for China Visa in Yerevan?

Just went to the Chinese embassy in Yerevan this morning and of course the Armenian lady behind the counter (very polite and charming for a change) told us that we need a resident permit to apply for a visa. Just as in Tbilisi, I showed her all the support documents we have from NAVO Tour in China (...
by cyberol
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Chinese visa in Baku
Replies: 9
Views: 5905

Re: Embassy report: Chinese visa in Baku

About 2 weeks ago, we were in Baku and tried to get a Chinese visa from the embassy, but they would not consider any request without resident permits. (no matter which passport you carry)
by cyberol
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy reports: China visa from Tbilisi
Replies: 69
Views: 25102

Re: Embassy reports China visa from Tbilisi

We went to Chinese embassy in Tbilisi on July 7th with LOI, guarantee letter, itinerary, ... all provided and stamped by NAVO Tours in China with whom we are supposed to cross China with our own vehicle. The robot lady behind the counter asked for a residence permit (which of course we don't have as...
by cyberol
Wed May 24, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy Report: Uzbekistan visa in Istanbul
Replies: 26
Views: 14912

Re: Embassy Report: Uzbekistan visa in Istanbul

Just got our Uzbek visa$ in Istanbul this morning. 1 Swiss and 1 Korean citizen. One of the most expensive, but one of the fastest too lol. - Printed Aliya’s LOI and visa application forms - Arrived at Consulate at 9:30am, waited with a dozen of people until 9:50 (no shelter). Then gave the papers a...
by cyberol
Wed May 24, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Diesel in Uzbekistan
Replies: 43
Views: 15000

Re: Diesel in Uzbekistan

Here are few coordinates of places where Diesel is apparently available. I've gathered this info from several blogs of people who drove campers through Uzbekistan. N42.458534° E59.581351° N41.976698° E60.636089° N40.061383° E64.128218 N42°25'51.9" E059°36'59.0" 41.37925, 60.35681 (Hotel Alibek, Dies...
by cyberol
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Azerbaijan to Russia border crossings reports
Replies: 18
Views: 10271

Re: Azerbaijan to Russia

Hi all, We are thinking about leaving Georgia through Zemo Larsi/Verkhnij Lars border and try to enter South Ossetia at Nizhniy Zermag-Zemo Roka (providing we can get permissions. I did write to the consul.[email protected].com, but they just said to look on their "website"...) Anyway, the question is ...