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by imdumas
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)
Replies: 64
Views: 20149

Re: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)

Hi everyone, We just crossed the border between China and Kazachstan at Khorgos - and Nur Zholy. We took the overnight train from the Urumqi high speed train station to Khorgos (Huo'erguosi). It is a normal train and it will take about 9 hours and cost 170 yuan. You will arrive early morning in Kho...
by imdumas
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: China
Topic: Urumqi hotels that take foreigners
Replies: 21
Views: 4301

Re: Urumqi hotels that take foreigners

Ziyou international hostel takes foreigners un Urumqi.

43.807122, 87.592888

Around 50-60 yuan per night un dormitory. Available on Booking.com
by imdumas
Mon May 27, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Pakistan e-visa and VOA Q&A
Replies: 110
Views: 17163

Re: Pakistan e-visa and VOA Q&A

Here is my experience with the e-visa: Nationality: SPANISH (I live in Madrid). Time of processing: JUST 2 DAYS!! No interview needed. I uploaded my chinese visa and my indian visa to ensure my approval, because I will cross the Karakorum road and when I phoned the ambassador, he asked me to obtain ...
by imdumas
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Safety in Eastern Turkey right now - crossing to Iran
Replies: 28
Views: 18186

Turkish Kurdistan, safe to travel??

Hello everybody!

I was planning to visit the Turkish Kurdistan. But first I would like to have some recent information about the safety there.

I would like to visit Mardin, Gaziantep and Sanliurfa.

Thank you advance!
Big hugs!!
by imdumas
Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Taxi/Bus Konye-Urgench
Replies: 0
Views: 1030

Taxi/Bus Konye-Urgench

Hello guys,

Do you know where is the Taxi or Bus Station in Konye-Urgench??
I can't find information in internet.
If possible, it would be nice if you give me the MapsMe coordinates!

Thanks!!
by imdumas
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Iran visa in Bishkek
Replies: 26
Views: 13263

Re: Iran embassy Bishkek

Parsia travel agency are professional.

Just in case, here are the coordinates of the agency for MapsMe.
42.871265, 74.611302
by imdumas
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Direct Train Service from Uzbekistan to Moscow
Replies: 1
Views: 1006

Re: Direct Train Service from Uzbekistan to Moscow

Check kzd.ru

Click in English, then in passengers. Then you can check all the trains. Try all the combinations you imagine. I think you can do it in 2 trains.
by imdumas
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa in Bishkek
Replies: 25
Views: 13317

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa in Bishkek

I went there last month. They told me that they DONT accept people during the afternoon, even if the embassy is officially open. They also don't accept picking up visa. Please go early, the payment in KICB bank can take a lot of time. For going to the KICB branch from the embassy, the fastest way is...
by imdumas
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Uzbek visa in Bishkek
Replies: 62
Views: 35699

Re: Embassy report: Uzbek visa in Bishkek

Report: visa accepted. The embassy in October and September is quite busy. Go at 9:20 or 9:30. They open at 10am. Please, prepare all your documents carefully. The bling woman who works there is NOT nice (not only me, also few more travellers I met). But at least she's educated. Payment: there is a ...
by imdumas
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Dushanbe
Replies: 39
Views: 16642

Re: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Dushanbe

During the SECOND HALF of October they don't accept any application. Please REMEMBER it for next year!
Not even possible to discuss about the topic, give up.

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