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by christye
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Forum for driving around Africa
Replies: 7
Views: 2742

Re: Forum for driving around Africa

Did anything ever come of this? I will be planning Southern/Eastern Africa for 2020, September-ish for 4 + months, just getting started.
by christye
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: ATMs in Kazakhstan
Replies: 7
Views: 1790

Re: ATMs in Kazakhstan

Am currently in Nur Sultan. Have only made 1 withdrawal of 50,000 tenge, but 200,000 was a choice on Forte Bank ATM at Best Western Astana Hotel.
by christye
Mon Apr 01, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbek train travel general Q&A
Replies: 11
Views: 3895

Re: Uzbek train travel

Milad,
There are more options than that even if near 60...:(
But I appreciate all the other information!:)
by christye
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbek train travel general Q&A
Replies: 11
Views: 3895

Re: Uzbek train travel

An agent who can get the correct ticket, in the correct format (paper, e-ticket, etc) READ the thing, stand behind it, and deliver it to me is worth plenty of gold to me. If I am not trying to keep a schedule, and if I have no timeframe, and if I read/speak some Russian, and if I am on a tight budge...
by christye
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Cancelling flight booking for China visa application: best practices
Replies: 30
Views: 6514

Re: Flight booking websites: cancellation times

How did this work for you? Did you have to spend big money for a fully refundable ticket to cancel after you got the visa?
by christye
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Cancelling flight booking for China visa application: best practices
Replies: 30
Views: 6514

Re: websites for flights booking

skiplagged.com and priceline give you 24 hours. I think it can vary by the country you are in.
by christye
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Oct 1, Shahrasibz, and Termez accomodations +cotton harvest
Replies: 2
Views: 641

Re: Oct 1, Shahrasibz, and Termez accomodations +cotton harvest

Yes, I did see the link, that is where I got interested in apartment rental. Ah well, we appreciate your help again and again.
by christye
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Oct 1, Shahrasibz, and Termez accomodations +cotton harvest
Replies: 2
Views: 641

Oct 1, Shahrasibz, and Termez accomodations +cotton harvest

Still filling in a detailed itinerary and I would appreciate help with: 1. Oct 1 is Teacher's Day in UZ. What effect will that have on mausoleums and sites? What businesses might be closed? 2. More specifically, this could be the day we are being driven from Samarkand, through Shahrasibz, to Termez....
by christye
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Can we buy long acting insulin anywhere...
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Re: Can we buy long acting insulin anywhere...

Great idea! thank you!
by christye
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Can we buy long acting insulin anywhere...
Replies: 2
Views: 476

Can we buy long acting insulin anywhere...

Tashkent, perhaps? Since it is labeled as only good for 42 days without refrigeration, and it will likely get warm at some point, could any one point to a possible source to restock? Will be going Astana-Almaty-the usual Uzbek sites and cities, and Turkmenistan for sure, starting in August. I'm gues...