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by 6thumbs
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Travel tips thread - post yours!
Replies: 9
Views: 14019

Re: Travel tips thread - post yours!

In China, about 50% of wifi networks are using the password 88888888 ( 8 times 8). If you try out 2 or 3 different networks in any given place, one will usually use this password.
by 6thumbs
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: How long would it take to hh from Aktau (Kazakhstan) to Golmud (Qinghai, China) ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

Re: How long would it take to hh from Aktau (Kazakhstan) to Golmud (Qinghai, China) ?

We just hitchhiked about the same route, so I can give you my estimates for die different parts of the route. Aktau - Bishkek 4 days minumum if youre lucky and dont stop anywhere. We did aktau -aktöbe in 2, but that was with one ride. From there to bishkek is about the same distance iirc. Bishkek - ...
by 6thumbs
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Most succesfull option to apply for a Chinese visa for a silk road trip over land?
Replies: 3
Views: 1807

Re: Most succesfull option to apply for a Chinese visa for a silk road trip over land?

Hey, it's impossible to know what the rules at all the central Asian chinese embassies will be like a year from now. We recently met a traveller who arranged his visa at home and got 6months validity (on a 30day visa) by writing a letter to the consul explaining his trip. This would be the best opti...
by 6thumbs
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy reports: China visa from Tbilisi
Replies: 69
Views: 24112

Re: Embassy reports China visa from Tbilisi

Our report from our visit to the Chinese embassy in Tbilisi on 10 July. Opening hours 9:30 - 11:30 Mon, Wed, Fri. It makes no sense to be there a long time before. Most people show up about quarter past nine. We have German passports. We went there without a georgian residence permit, but with a nic...
by 6thumbs
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Russian tourist visa in Tbilisi, Georgia
Replies: 32
Views: 11822

Re: Russian tourist visa in Tbilisi, Georgia

Hey, does anyone know how much time the visa gives you before you have to enter russia? Thanks!
by 6thumbs
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi
Replies: 5
Views: 3226

Re: Embassy report: Russian visa in Tbilisi

Hey, thanks for the info! How long is the visa valid for (i.e how much time do you have to reach the russin border?)