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by VTrembleySF
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Ishkashim border crossing (and market): open or closed?
Replies: 44
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Re: Ishkashim border crossing: open or closed?

I saw the past post was some time ago on this subject but wondering if anyone might know if the Ishkashim border safe to cross currently? Was planning on going in early January - is the Saturday bazar still open in the winter? Can you still cross with a Tajik visa if they hold your passports?
by VTrembleySF
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Best way to get an LOI for Turkmenistan
Replies: 2
Views: 2019

Best way to get an LOI for Turkmenistan

I'm planning a trip to Turkmenistan for two in December and very concerned about what I've read about the difficulty in obtaining a tourist visa (US and Swiss passport holders). I've read that there's only 50% success rate which is worrisome since I don't want to spend a lot of purchasing flights, t...