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by avelolasticot
Wed May 30, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)
Replies: 64
Views: 20504

Re: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)

Worst border crossing eveeer ! We arrived in Khorgos by bike, struggled to find the entrance of the border check, as nobody knows where it is. At 6:40pm we are in front of the main gate, negotiating to change our last yuan to tenge, when a policeman shows up and asks us for our passports. Naive as w...
by avelolasticot
Sun May 06, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report : Chinese visa in Busan, South Korea
Replies: 1
Views: 1204

Re: Embassy report : Chinese visa in Busan, South Korea

Hi, As Thomas said we could get our chinese visa in Seoul, South Korea in February 2018. I'm lazy so I'll just copy and paste what we wrote on our website : In South Korea you cannot get your visa directly at the Chinese embassy, the procedure is handled by the Chine Visa Center. It’s an internation...
by avelolasticot
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 210
Views: 98782

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

Hi, We took the Baku-Aktau ferry in November with a boat that is not listed in the article, it's the Bestekar Fikret Amirov. Seems like it was actually the only ferry to run this route at that time, I don't know about now :) We had a two people (overheated) cabin, meals provided, and a shared shower...
by avelolasticot
Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Getting a Chinese visa for tourists in Astana, Kazakhstan
Replies: 5
Views: 2268

Re: Getting a Chinese visa for tourists in Astana, Kazakhstan

We (2 French cyclists) tried to get the Chinese visa in Astana... and failed. We went to the embassy last Friday with everything prepared : hotel bookings, flight tickets, detailed itinerary... The lady at the counter (who speaks English :)), told us it was impossible for non-resident to apply for a...
by avelolasticot
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Chinese visa in Baku
Replies: 9
Views: 5099

Re: Embassy report: Chinese visa in Baku

End of October 2017, still not possible
by avelolasticot
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Chinese visa in Almaty
Replies: 37
Views: 21006

Re: Embassy report: Chinese visa in Almaty

We tried to get a chinese visa in Almaty mid-december, still not possible with a tourist kazakh visa :(
by avelolasticot
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Chinese visa in Bishkek
Replies: 56
Views: 36883

Re: Chinese visa in Bishkek

It seems to be still impossible in Bishkek, but Meerim from Baikal travel told us it might get better in March.. Let's hope it's true :)

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