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by Patpag
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Train from Mary to cross the border at Crossing Border at Artyk to Lotfabad
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Train from Mary to cross the border at Crossing Border at Artyk to Lotfabad

hi there, We are crossing from Artyk (Turkmenistan) to Lotfabad (Iran) and were thinking to take the train from Mary to Ashgabat, but get off somewhere close to the border crossing. The train seems to stop at Kaka (Kaakhkha - various spellings). Has anyone taken a shared taxi or transport from Kaka ...
by Patpag
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Pakistan visa in Paris
Replies: 13
Views: 2070

Re: Any input on applying for Pakistan visa in Paris embassy?

We went to the Pakistan Embassy in Paris and they told us our LOI from a friend in Islamabad isn't good enough. They insist it has to be an LOI from a tour operator, so told us to get a tour, get an LOI from the operator, and come back with that. We are also planning on existing via China (already h...
by Patpag
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khunjerab Pass (China-Pakistan border) Q&A
Replies: 20
Views: 2098

Crossing from Pakistan into China - China border side closed?

hi there, We are planning our trip on the Karakoram Highway, crossing from Pakistan to China. Has anyone recently crossed the border there? Someone who told us the border on the Chinese side was now closed, that one could not enter into China, because of the situation in Xinjiang. The only time I kn...
by Patpag
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khunjerab Pass (China-Pakistan border) Q&A
Replies: 20
Views: 2098

Re: Pakistan/China Border Crossing Polio Vaccination

Do you know how recent this polio vaccination has to be? We were vaccinated as kids, and as far as I know, this is a lifetime vaccine.
by Patpag
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Pakistan visa in Paris
Replies: 13
Views: 2070

Re: Any input on applying for Pakistan visa in Paris embassy?

Hi Violaine, How did your appointment at the embassy go? Hopefully, you got the visa! We are roughly in the same situation: - Crossing overland: in from India, and out to China - Letter of employment: self-employed consultant so I guess we will need to do our own letter. - Hotel reservations via onl...

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