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by Bento
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 204
Views: 58769

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

There's a boat today to Aktau. The Merkury 1.
by Bento
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 204
Views: 58769

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

johnboylayton wrote:Hi Bento, what was the situation for passengers? Were the boats full, were you too late? I'm in Baku now hoping for an Alat-Aktau crossing this coming week...is this too optimistic?! Thanks, John

No clue mate, called yesterday but no one picked up. I've been waiting since last monday, so 6 days now.
by Bento
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 204
Views: 58769

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

Two boats left Alat for Aktau and Kuryk this morning. The Merkury 1 and Professor Gul. We're not on them...
by Bento
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 204
Views: 58769

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

Ok, Brandon told me this boat is now in Aktau, seems to be going to Baku.

https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/de ... /423001100
by Bento
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 204
Views: 58769

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

Hi, We're 2 Dutch bikers and one Austrian biker currently in Baku. We want to cross to Aktau, just tried to call three different numbers in found in this thread but 1 did not pick up and when calling the other two a guy picked up the phone who spoke zero english and hung op on me. Do you have any in...
by Bento
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Looking for riding companion near Azerbaijan or Iran right now.
Replies: 0
Views: 240

Looking for riding companion near Azerbaijan or Iran right now.

Hi, I am a 29 year old Dutch guy (30 soon, ouch) and I am in Sheki, Azerbaijan right now now. I will be riding to Baku tomorrow to get my bike serviced there on either Saturday or Monday. After which I will cross into Iran through the Astara border. I'm totally done with being alone all the time and...
by Bento
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Pakistani visa in The Hague
Replies: 1
Views: 1369

Re: Pakistani visa in The Hague

Dutch National. Went to the Hague Embassy today with my application form, LOI, passport, 2 passport photos, 2 copies of passport and my chamber of commerce registration (self employed). I was in and out in 5 minutes. They told me to call back in 2 days to see if I was granted the visa and when I cou...
by Bento
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy reports: China visa from Tbilisi
Replies: 49
Views: 13290

Re: Embassy reports: China visa from Tbilisi

kit. wrote:I am having the same problem about having to apply for the China visa in home country (UK) but only having three months to get there (travelling overland by bike).

Have you got anywhere with a solution snazzyjaxxy?

Get a second passport.
by Bento
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy reports: Iran visa in The Hague Netherlands
Replies: 5
Views: 2499

Re: Embassy reports: Iran visa in The Hague Netherlands

Dutch National. Had an appointment at The Hague Embassy today at 14:09. Got to the Embassy at 13:30 and was told to come back at 14:00. Went back at 13:50 and there was a queue of about 30 people. Went inside, tried to enter my reservation number on the ticket machine but that did not work so everyb...
by Bento
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Iran e-visa system
Replies: 83
Views: 17937

Re: Iran e-visa system

Okay. After the embassy told me to make an appointment with my e-visa status still at "Waiting for Verification". I made an appointment last week and I just checked my application again and it now says "Application Status: Accepted". I'm visiting the Embassy tomorrow, will let yo...

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