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by Jealgu
Tue May 07, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy reports: Chinese visa in Phnom Penh
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: Embassy reports: Chinese visa in Phnom Penh

"No one has to fill out any forms or provide any proof of hotels, flights, etc." I am pretty sure someone has, probably the travel agent. Based on a quick search it should also be possible to do so yourself at the embassy in case you do not want to spend the money, but are willing to deal ...
by Jealgu
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Khujand - Margeb (Yagnob) - Sarytag - Dushanbe
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: Khujand - Margeb (Yagnob) - Sarytag - Dushanbe

1. No 4x4 needed, unless you wabt to go way further into the valley. I took a Dushanbe Ayni shared taxi. From Khujand you may need to take a shared taxi going to Dushanbe, which means paying all the way. With the help of my driver I found a shared ride to Margeb quickly. 2. No experience with. 3. No...
by Jealgu
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Train stations in Tashkent
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: Train stations in Tashkent

http://www.uza.uz/en/society/tashkent-southern-railway-station-trains-began-running-05-04-2018?m=y&ELEMENT_CODE=tashkent-southern-railway-station-trains-began-running-05-04-2018&SECTION_CODE=society Are those sources about closure before or after this date? Yes, yuzzhny station is out of the...
by Jealgu
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Yazd: Iran visa extension
Replies: 16
Views: 6065

Re: Yazd: Iran visa extension

I extended one day later. I arrived after 11, took me a bit longer than 45 I think, do not know exactly though, but it was not too busy. White privilege is a thing, you get preferential treatment. I got the same question about why not Shiraz, got the feeling though that they are just playing around ...
by Jealgu
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Iran
Topic: Simcards for foreigners in Iran: Q&A
Replies: 10
Views: 1160

Re: Simcards for foreigners in Iran: Q&A

In both Mashhad and Tehran I have been unsuccesfullbto get a simcard, whether tourist or normal. Problem is that me details are not, yet (?), in the sytem. In Masshad one Irancell emplotee told that should happen within in three days after entry. I also went to Imam Khomeini airport thinking that sh...
by Jealgu
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Taking cash in/out Uzbekistan on a day trip
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: Taking cash in/out Uzbekistan on a day trip

When I crossed Khujand to Tashkent about a week ago therebwas a sign saying that if you bring in more than 2000 USD you need to declare. Not sure if they check if you leave
by Jealgu
Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Question about train Dushanbe-Moscow and Moscow-Khodjent
Replies: 21
Views: 3126

Re: Question about train Dushanbe-Moscow and Moscow-Khodjent

Two days ago I tried buying a ticket khujand samarkand, unfortunately I got a 'njet'. She patiently explained (I was with a local helping to translate) that ttains stop on Sanarkand bit cannot be let off. I tried to show a russian booking site with tickets for this connection, but this had no effect...
by Jealgu
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Iran Visa - Dushanbe
Replies: 16
Views: 7034

Re: Embassy report: Iran Visa - Dushanbe

I received my visa yesterday. 75 euro for same day processing (could get it at 5pm). Not much to add to Bert's post.
by Jealgu
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Bordercrossing Iran - Turkmenistan a.k.a. Sarakhs - Saraghs
Replies: 13
Views: 4474

Re: Bordercrossing Iran - Turkmenistan a.k.a. Sarakhs - Saraghs

@MarieEmilie, any information about the train schedule between Mary and Sarakhs, on which days foes it run?
by Jealgu
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Train in Turkmenistan
Replies: 13
Views: 4492

Re: Train in Turkmenistan

Thanks, I mainly wanted to make sure that ticket sales do not just open the day of departure. Did not seem likely, but with the limited days on a transit visa I wantvto be sure.

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