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by piszteuo
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 210
Views: 98773

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

I arrived at Turkmenbashi port in the morning and I was told by the woman at the information desk that there would be a ferry at around 12:00. I was told to go and buy the ticket quickly. I paid 100 USD for the Bagtyyar. Then when I went back to the information woman to ask what next. Suddenly she s...
by piszteuo
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Ashgabat shared taxi stand
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Ashgabat shared taxi stand

Does anyone know the location of the shared taxi station to get a shared taxi to Turkmenbashi? Is it possible to find one in the evening and travel overnight?
by piszteuo
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Uzbek Railways Website Q&A
Replies: 109
Views: 20328

Re: Possible to buy tickets on Uzbek Railways Website?

Does anybody know how can I cancel tickets I bought online on the Uzbek train company website?
by piszteuo
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Song Kol in October
Replies: 1
Views: 466

Song Kol in October

I am planning to visit Song Kol late October. I will have my own 4WD transport. Can somebody please advise how can I check if the roads are open? I heard they often get closed because of the snow.
by piszteuo
Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa poll
Replies: 81
Views: 39521

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa poll

I applied 4 weeks ago in London. I called for an update but they said without asking for my details that they would email me when it’s ready. I’m only travelling early November though but I won’t buy my flight ticket until I know if I should buy it from Turkmenistan or another country. 6 weeks afte...
by piszteuo
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa poll
Replies: 81
Views: 39521

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa poll

I applied 4 weeks ago in London. I called for an update but they said without asking for my details that they would email me when it’s ready. I’m only travelling early November though but I won’t buy my flight ticket until I know if I should buy it from Turkmenistan or another country.
by piszteuo
Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Is being a solo, non Russian speaking traveller going to be hell?
Replies: 4
Views: 1124

Re: Is being a solo, non Russian speaking traveller going to be hell?

It won’t be a problem but I suggest you learn the Cyrillic alphabet so you can read the signs, learn the numbers so you can negotiate the price and learn the most basic expressions, I have visited Russia and post Soviet countries and though it wasn’t easy but I managed to get around without major pr...
by piszteuo
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Car hire in Ashgabat
Replies: 2
Views: 748

Car hire in Ashgabat

Has anyone got experience with renting a car in Ashgabat? I cannot find online any companies offering car hire so any advice (cost, documents required, etc.) would be appreciated. Thank you.
by piszteuo
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Dashoguz to Mary
Replies: 1
Views: 414

Dashoguz to Mary

Can somebody please advise and let me know if there are shared taxis/minivans/marahrutkas departing Dashoguz in the evening and arriving Mary in the morning? Thank you.
by piszteuo
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Turkmenistan train schedule
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

Turkmenistan train schedule

Hello everyone, Upon checking the train timetable on the website of the Turkmen railway company, I noticed that some trains are marked as 'additional'. For example: Dashoguz - Ashgabat: Train 14 Ashgabat - Turkmenbashi: Train 90 Does anyone know if these trains will be running in November when I wil...

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