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by arturowing
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Unpleasant experience with police in Osh
Replies: 4
Views: 3825

Re: Unpleasant experience with police in Osh

unpleasant? horrible!! what is the alternative? being strong and may mention the name of your "friend" the ambassador of your country? could this be a good idea? anyway, also travelling in south america, in some places, I googled before the name of the mayor or other not such common names for a tour...
by arturowing
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 197
Views: 72457

Re: Tajikistan launches evisa with GBAO permit

I get the E Visa including GBAO permit for 45 days within hours. It worked perfectly.

MAY 2017
by arturowing
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajik somoni black market rates
Replies: 21
Views: 11325

Re: Tajik somoni black market rates

Dear Steven,

do you sugest to change cash or take somoni from an atm?

thank you in advance

arturo
by arturowing
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Visa for china (Help!!!!))
Replies: 6
Views: 2863

Re: Visa for china (Help!!!!))

Hello, I will be arriving this Saturday the 17th to Dushanbe and would like to cycle the M41, currently solo, but hope to meet other cyclists heading to Sary Tash. I visited the Chinese Visa Application Center in Munich and was very disappointed. They asked me to contact a travel agency, that means ...
by arturowing
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Cycling
Topic: Cycling the Pamir Highway from Osh to Dushanbe in June
Replies: 11
Views: 8234

Re: Cycling the Pamir Highway from Osh to Dushanbe in June

I had similar questions to you, due I am on the planning of my bike trip at the end of May beginning of June. Im planning to start in Dushanbe direction Sary Tash in KG (unfortunately it seems hard to cross the border on the Kulma Pass.) so I like your advise of tailwind for my first part until Khor...
by arturowing
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Cycling
Topic: uzbekistan by bicycle
Replies: 6
Views: 3100

Re: uzbekistan by bicycle

Oh and I forgot: Bike transportation by train: I guess its not regulated, and due to an advise of a local, I just deal the transportation with the controller onboard, givin him a little extra fee. May you have to bargain. Its not a problem and the black market seems to be more than usual there. Keep...
by arturowing
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Cycling
Topic: uzbekistan by bicycle
Replies: 6
Views: 3100

Re: uzbekistan by bicycle

I traveled 2015 from Urgench, via Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand to Tashkent by bicycle. Its really easy and the people very friendly. There are some htspots you may avoid, like larger roads/highways. I always felt safe, even if sometimes a little bit stressed because the highly kindness of locals, soemt...