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by ojones
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Border crossing reports: Cildir/Aktas-Kartsakhi (Turkey-Georgia)
Replies: 13
Views: 7260

Georgia/Turkey border just east of the Sarpi Black Sea Border = Real?

Google Maps says this is a legitimate way to cross, but I am very skeptical and don't want to waste the time driving that way if it's not. I was denied at Sarpi yesterday and am considering trying another crossing. Has anyone been to this one? Caravanistan doesn't list it as a border, but there is a...
by ojones
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Driving Georgian Car to Turkey without Georgian ID
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Re: Driving Georgian Car to Turkey without Georgian ID

steven wrote:Otherwise you can take a boat in Batumi or Poti.

they seemed pretty certain at the border that it was a rule. plus i guess i am concerned about other countries following.
by ojones
Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Sarp border at Turkey/Georgia: reports & updates
Replies: 33
Views: 14588

Re: Sarp border at Turkey/Georgia: reports & updates

steven wrote:Try again at the other border with Turkey, it might just work there. IMHO there is no such rule.


thought about it....may just do that!
by ojones
Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Driving Georgian Car to Turkey without Georgian ID
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Driving Georgian Car to Turkey without Georgian ID

I was denied today trying to pass a the Black Sea border from Georgia to Turkey because, while my car is registered in my name, I do not have a Georgian resident ID card. I am American, but bought this car here, and went through the proper steps to make it legally mine. However, because my passport ...
by ojones
Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Sarp border at Turkey/Georgia: reports & updates
Replies: 33
Views: 14588

Georgian Car / Foreign Passport = Denied

I was denied today. Really bummed about it and not sure what to do. They (Turkish border people) said that, although the car I purchased in Georgia is registered in my name, because my passport is not Georgian (USA), I cannot bring the car across into Turkey. They said I was not even supposed to be ...

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