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by Van_Gogh
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Speed limits in Tajikistan
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Re: Speed limits in Tajikistan

Well, there are not too many speed limit signs in Tajikistan — but 60 and 90 sounds reasonable. Highways and motorways is a bit irritating, I mean, are there any highways in TJ? :D
by Van_Gogh
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Iran -driving through with own vehicle and getting a visa
Replies: 16
Views: 5634

Re: Iran -driving through with own vehicle and getting a visa

(...) we would prefer not to choose an agenda eg on a portion of the Agency's requirements..... pondering what you did about this? I recommend you to chose an agency — not because I want you to spend more money, but it works well and saves you some hassle. I did the same when applying for my Irania...
by Van_Gogh
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Help with Selling car in Kyrgyzstan
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: Help with Selling car in Kyrgyzstan

https://caravanistan.com/travel-tips/how-where-sell-car-central-asia/ You mean the date in the red part on the right of the numberplate? That's the date when your export insurance is expiring, but I think no one outside of EU cares about this — I don't think people even know this type plate, especia...
by Van_Gogh
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Mashkatov border - Uralsk to Samara
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: Mashkatov border - Uralsk to Samara

I cannot answer 1-3, but it is definitely possible to hitchhike to the border, there's some traffic on both sides and the border is open all day long. It was pretty easy when we crossed like 2 weeks ago, took around 20 minutes. Please consider that Mashkatov is more like a vehicle border crossing, m...
by Van_Gogh
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: Buying fuel in Iran
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Re: Buying fuel in Iran

No, you don't have to buy your own fuel card. Price for normal fuel is around 2,000 Toman/liter, depending on the location.
by Van_Gogh
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Dostyk Crossing (Kyrgyzstan into Uzbekistan)
Replies: 20
Views: 8584

Re: Dostyk Crossing (Kyrgyzstan into Uzbekistan)

I can confirm what marten568 is saying, it's a nice border crossing. We asked on the Uzbek side if we could skip the line of the waiting cars and they let us.
by Van_Gogh
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Karkara valley (Kegen – Tup/Kensu) border
Replies: 57
Views: 23866

Re: Karkara valley (Kegen – Tup/Kensu) border

Crossed there with my car in mid-May as well, very bad road on both sides but a wonderful scenery. Took less than 15 minutes for everything.
by Van_Gogh
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Central Asia Road Conditions Map
Replies: 7
Views: 1080

Re: Central Asia Road Conditions Map

I updated the map in my first post. I am also working on a map for Kazakhstan only, will be posted in a few days.
by Van_Gogh
Fri May 18, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Speeding in Azerbaijan
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Re: Speeding in Azerbaijan

Actually, I was speeding as well on some parts and I never received a ticket. Locals told me that foreigners will not be fined and there is definitely no check or entry in the system when leaving the country.
by Van_Gogh
Tue May 15, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Central Asia Road Conditions Map
Replies: 7
Views: 1080

Re: Central Asia Road Conditions Map

Thank you for your updates! Will add it to the map and upload the updated one.

@mazeno: Thanks as well, but as far as I see not every road is rated yet?

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