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by gpl
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa in Bishkek
Replies: 25
Views: 23480

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa in Bishkek

When you get your approval letter from Bishkek embassy by email, you can either: - go to the border (59usd) but only if you stated urgent on your applicationi was told - go to an embassy to pick it up which is a bit cheaper (35?) and give you more certainty also, on the approval letter there is no e...
by gpl
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Hojayli - Konye-Urgench border crossing (UZ - TM)
Replies: 43
Views: 22106

Re: Hojayli - Konye-Urgench border crossing (UZ - TM)

same as bocekm’s post, smooth border crossing in Oct 18. but want to add that: - i exchanged dollars in konye urgench. rate was 18 manat for 1 usd. But it could be more (it was almost night and bazaar was close so i found only one person keen to exchange. dont change at the bank (rate is 3,5)) - the...
by gpl
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)
Replies: 64
Views: 21859

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

i crossed border from China to Kaz beg. of August. i was cycling. Infamous side door was locked and guy refused to open it. guy is not police, he works for bus company. i asked Customs, military and police to intervene but they told ne they have no authority there. after 1h yelling at everybody i we...