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by nielba
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: China
Topic: questions and checks at xinjiang border
Replies: 5
Views: 63

questions and checks at xinjiang border

I'm soon planning to cross from Kazakhstan to China and I would like to have some info about what might happen at the border.. first, do I need in advance an hotel reservation..?! in urumqi let's say..? second, do I need to have a precise and exact route..? or is it better..? third, is it ok to say ...
by nielba
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Tajikistan eVisa delays
Replies: 17
Views: 1210

Re: Tajikistan eVisa not arriving - stuck in Uzbekistan

applied Sunday 30.6, actually paid Monday 01.07 at 10am and received yesterday 04.07.. not even four days..
by nielba
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 184
Views: 60032

Re: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A

today I was able to get through the payment process, probably it doesn't work during the weekends, but at the end I got an error page and a "try again" button to tap.. I did once, nothing different happened, then went back on the "manage application" page but the pay option was g...
by nielba
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 184
Views: 60032

Re: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A

me and a couple of friend are having a problem with the payment. after clicking the "pay" button it doesn't happen anything..
we have received the email saying the application is correctly submitted although froze until we pay.

any suggestion..?! thx
by nielba
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Tajen Border crossing uzbekistan kazakstan
Replies: 19
Views: 7772

Re: Tajen Border crossing uzbekistan kazakstan

successfully crossed from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan. first, road to the border: from kuryk/aqtau to beyneu the road is smooth and nice, kind of interesting for the first part, extremely boring the rest. immediately after beyneu there are around 20km of no road, just few sandy routes mixing eachothers...
by nielba
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 196
Views: 88143

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

one person, 4 beds bedroom, 70$.. for a 2 beds 80$.. plus vehicle if u have, even bikes are supposed to pay..
by nielba
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions
Replies: 196
Views: 88143

Re: Caspian sea ferry updates & questions

Successfully crossed from Baku (alat) to aqtau (kuryk). first, how to get to alat from baku: hitchhiking I think is quite doable, otherwise u can catch bus 125 from near old city and then bus 195 which will drop you around 2.5km from the port. total price 1.35 manat, 2.5/3 hours. second, how to know...
by nielba
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: China Visa Extension - Jiayuguan
Replies: 5
Views: 2685

Re: China Visa Extension - Jiayuguan

thx a lot, nice to know.. the only thing is waiting until the almost end of your visa, if u get rejected you have to hurry and exit the country.. yeah I know..! I have got the double entrance visa cause it comes with 6 months validity instead of single entry/3 months, but I didn't plan to use the se...
by nielba
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: China Visa Extension - Jiayuguan
Replies: 5
Views: 2685

Re: China Visa Extension - Jiayuguan

I have a general question about extending the Chinese visa, but there is no general 3d so I'll ask here, hope it is ok.. I have a double entry visa which expires the 3rd of October, and since I'm traveling via land from Europe I'll probably enter for the first time few days before the date.. if I wa...
by nielba
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)
Replies: 64
Views: 18931

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

yeah I totally see, I was just thinking about my ebook reader with 1000+ books and how to know which one might put me in a bad position, a lottery I guess.. other than that normal tourist photos on my camera and phone, not pleasant but.. maybe more about the questions.. "normal" stuff like...

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