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by jfdesfosses
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Mongolian Visa extension in Olgii
Replies: 8
Views: 2624

Re: Mongolian Visa extension in Olgii

Update: My girlfriend and I came in from Bulgan border on 17/08/18, with our visa free 30 days as we are Canadians. We bought motorcycles in Khovd, and went to Olgiy for extensions on 17/08/25. We wrote the letter, paid 220 000t, gave them a standard passport photo, filled the form, gave a photocopy...
by jfdesfosses
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Looking for English translator in Khovd
Replies: 2
Views: 796

Re: Looking for English translator in Khovd

Update: Yesterday, with the help of a woman who served as a translator, we bought 2 new mustangs 200. We went to the police station first in order to make sure we could. They said that we can buy them, and resell them within 30 days without putting plates or registering them. We needed to make sure ...
by jfdesfosses
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Buying bikes in Mongolia
Replies: 5
Views: 1237

Re: Buying bikes in Mongolia

Well, my girlfriend and I arrived in Khovd 5 days ago. Yesterday, with the help of a woman who served as a translator, we bought 2 new mustangs 200. We went to the police station first in order to make sure we could. They said that we can buy them, and resell them within 30 days without putting plat...
by jfdesfosses
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Looking for English translator in Khovd
Replies: 2
Views: 796

Looking for English translator in Khovd

Hello.

We are in Khovd, and would need a Mongol or Kazakh to english translator to help us buy a motorcycle and go through the paperwork with us at the police station.

If anyone has any contact, it would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks

Jean-François
by jfdesfosses
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Camera store: need my DSLR cleaned in Almaty
Replies: 1
Views: 473

Camera store: need my DSLR cleaned in Almaty

Hi folks,

I'll be in Almaty tomorrow. My DSLR's sensor is hopelessly dirty.

Any shop recommendation for a good sensor and visor cleaning?

Thank you very much!
by jfdesfosses
Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Kyrgyzstan rafting, kayaking, horse trek, and treks? Oh and motorbikes?
Replies: 1
Views: 744

Kyrgyzstan rafting, kayaking, horse trek, and treks? Oh and motorbikes?

Hello! My better half and I just arrived in Osh last night from Kashgar. We'll spend 2 more nights here to get our bearings. We are planning on doing the following: 1) whitewater rafting/kayaking either one day, preferably multiple days 2) horse treks, Multi days, probably guided 3) trekking, Multi ...
by jfdesfosses
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Availability of isobutane canisters in Pakistan China and Mongolia?
Replies: 0
Views: 614

Availability of isobutane canisters in Pakistan China and Mongolia?

Hello, My girlfriend and I will be in Pakistan China and Mongolia, west to east, then back into Crossing the Waggah border on April 29th. Anyone knows if we can buy screw on isobutane cartridges like this https://www.google.co.in/search?q=isobutane+cartridge+in+mongolia&client=tablet-android-len...
by jfdesfosses
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pepper spray & Bear spray in Central Asia: legal?
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Re: Bear spray

Yes, although 8m when a bear is running towards you at 20 km/h....Well do the math...You better have nerves of steel and a pretty good eyesight. That being said, I camped and planted trees literally hundreds of times in black bears and grizzly territory, and never had any bad encounters, neither do ...

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