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by aroch200e
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Turkmenistan transit with a tourism visa
Replies: 0
Views: 1399

Turkmenistan transit with a tourism visa

Hello all, i traveled to Turkmenistan with my wife and year old son (french citizen) in july by overlanding with our car on a tourism visa. We chose this option to avoid the random rejections with transit visa. We ordered our LOI from Travel Notoria's website, they are 50% cheaper than any other opt...
by aroch200e
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Diesel in Uzbekistan
Replies: 43
Views: 13367

Re: Diesel in Uzbekistan

Hello all, i succefully entered Uzbekistan with 60l of diesel in jerry-cans from Iran. Bajiran border Iran-Turkmenistan: iranien side nobody seems to care what comes out, no car check. On Turkmenistan side long car check by irrespectful customs guys, diesel no problem. Kunya-Urgench: Turkmenistan si...
by aroch200e
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi
Replies: 5
Views: 2940

Re: Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi

I would recommand the Svaneti region with Mestia and Ushguli, Kazbegi with the Geghard monastry and funny russian atmosphere, we also had a great time in Batumi and at it's incredible botanical garden. And Tbilissi is also a great place where you can easly spend 3-4 days. Unfortunatly we lacked of t...
by aroch200e
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Uzbekistan visa in Tehran
Replies: 6
Views: 3087

Embassy report: Uzbekistan visa in Tehran

We had a great experience at the Uzbekistan embassy of Tehran for our visa demands. 3 french citizens including a 9 months old baby overlanding with our car. We preordered from Topchan hostel 3 LOI in june, very fast service (less then 48h) for an unbeatable price: 120$ for us 3, and at least one ni...
by aroch200e
Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Q&A: Door to Hell
Replies: 88
Views: 23878

Re: Q&A: Door to Hell

Hello all, i am looking for fresh info on darvaza crater. Is it still burning? I heard that it should be lit out one day and haven't seen recent tourist reports. Is the track to go there complicated to drive? We have a Land Rover but we are not hardcore desert sand drivers! How long is the trip from...
by aroch200e
Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Iran
Topic: Cycling Tehran to Shiraz in July - how warm?
Replies: 3
Views: 2030

Re: Cycling Tehran to Shiraz in July - how warm?

Hello, being in Yazd at this time, it is very hot between noon to 5 pm, around 40 or maybe more, streets are empty on the afternoon and people come out around 7pm. Same in Chiraz. It was a little cooler in Ispahan relativly speaking of course... The road between Ispahan to Chiraz is 90% in the deser...
by aroch200e
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi
Replies: 5
Views: 2940

Re: Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi

Hello, we have our entry in Russia programed on our visas from the 1st of septembre and exit date the 30th, as asked. So in all 3 months after applying.
by aroch200e
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi
Replies: 5
Views: 2940

Re: Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi

Update: we finaly got our visas , 30days. The consul did not know how transcript our names in cyrilic so it toke a long time, we were first in the embassy at 6pm (again baby stroller priority)and last out. Everybody in the 6pm queue (maybe 150 people?) got his passeport before 7pm, the process is ve...
by aroch200e
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi
Replies: 5
Views: 2940

Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi

Hello all, a little report from our experience of Russian visa demand in Tbilissi. We are a french family: my wife, 28, our 8 months old baby, and me 27. We are french citizens travelling with our french car. Before the demand deposit we ordered 3 LOI from russieautrement.com , a french tourism serv...
by aroch200e
Sat May 13, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Diesel in Uzbekistan
Replies: 43
Views: 13367

Re: Importing diesel to uzbekistan

Thank you for the answers! I wont forget to report once we have crossed, with our Jerrycans full or empty...

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