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by Davey
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Urgench airport to Khiva at night?
Replies: 3
Views: 3156

Re: arriving at Urgench airport at 3:00 am

It will take at least an hour or more to get out of the airport with the passport control and declaration, but there are taxi's waiting there. My hostel offered a 13$ pickup service, but wasn't really necessary I guess (although it was very welcome not to have to negotiate at that time of night)
by Davey
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Turkmen visa in Brussels
Replies: 6
Views: 3403

Re: Embassy report: Turkmen visa in Brussels

Bajgiran and Konya-Urgench. Five days.
by Davey
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Turkmen visa in Brussels
Replies: 6
Views: 3403

Embassy report: Turkmen visa in Brussels

Unless mistaken, there is not yet an embassy report on the forum for the Turmken embassy in Brussels. The website mentions that the consular section is open on Monday and Thursday. You do not need to make an appointment, you can just to there to apply for a transit visa on either of those days. You ...
by Davey
Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Uzbekistan visa in Brussels
Replies: 2
Views: 2648

Re: Embassy report: Uzbekistan visa in Brussels

Same experience for me. Friendly guy; no problems at all getting the visa. They deliver within one week.
by Davey
Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Iran itinerary questions (25 days)
Replies: 4
Views: 1727

Re: Iran itinerary questions (25 days)

That is why I was not planning on going to Kurdistan, because the distances are ridiculous and there are no trains (nigh bus doesn't sound very comfortable). Thanks for the info, we will see whether we can tweak it a little bit.
by Davey
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Iran itinerary questions (25 days)
Replies: 4
Views: 1727

Re: Iran itinerary questions (25 days)

Thanks! If we skip Abyaneh and Qom, that would give us three extra days to work with. However, that would mean taking a night bus from Qazvin to Sanandaj, stay there for two days, and then take the bus back to Tehran (because we have a flight the next day. If we try this, how would you recommend to ...
by Davey
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Iran itinerary questions (25 days)
Replies: 4
Views: 1727

Iran itinerary questions (25 days)

Hi all! Our big summer trip is coming closer, and I was wondering whether anyone of you has some comments on our 25-day itinerary through Iran. The current plan would more or less the following, and it excludes travel days (which are days with more than 4h of driving): - Tehran: 2 days - Shiraz: 3 d...