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by Albin
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Qolma/Kulma pass (China-Tajikistan) border crossing reports
Replies: 75
Views: 35056

Re: Qolma/Kulma pass (China-Tajikistan) border crossing reports

Dec 2019 Crossed from Tajikistan to China on 26.12.2019 I had no idea whether the border was open or not as there was no information anywhere online. But there was no other option for me to cross to China. Reached the tajik side of the border in a truck very late at night so we slept in the truck it...
by Albin
Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: China
Topic: Hotels in Kashgar that accept foreigners
Replies: 13
Views: 3293

Re: Hotels in Kashgar that accept foreigners

26 Dec 2019. Pamir Youth Hostel owner said they don't accept foreigners !!! He advised to go to Nurlan Hotel. Single bedroom was 268 Yuans. They gave me a double bedroom for a cheaper rate 168 Yuans because it didn't have a window (who cares 🤪). I changed to Maitian hostel today for 68 Yuans...
by Albin
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy Report: Turkmen Visa at Abu Dhabi
Replies: 3
Views: 3228

Re: Embassy Report: Turkmen Visa at Abu Dhabi

I contacted them to apply for Turkemenistan transit visa. But unfortunately they won't accept visa application by mail. We have to go there to submit it !!
by Albin
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Turkmenistan visa in New Delhi
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Embassy report: Turkmenistan visa in New Delhi

Succes story from New Delhi, India Hi Steven, Thanks a lot for all the efforts you both put in in making this website which many consider as the bible of silk road travel. I am an Indian working in Oman. I tried many ways to get my Turkmenistan transit visa. like contacting the embassy in Abu Dhabi....
by Albin
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran
Replies: 123
Views: 55802

Re: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran

Hol, I applied today in Teheran. They have a new form which you need to bring with you! They don’t hand it out ... You can get it from: http://migration.gov.tm/en/ Go to “foreign citizen” -> “Visa Registration and extension” and then download the pdf and fill it out. At the end press the “generate ...
by Albin
Wed May 08, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A
Replies: 322
Views: 48114

Re: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A

I didn't have a VISA card. So I tried my luck with MASTERCARD and the payment was succesful. I got my visa in 3 days :) How did you retrieve your visa? Were you given another code? I got a mail after 3 days with a link to download my e visa. The same application code you get while applying for visa...
by Albin
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Iran e-visa system
Replies: 109
Views: 38668

Re: Iran e-visa system

Indian living in Oman for 4 years. I applied in Muscat Embassy yesterday and got the E Visa today. I paid 28 Omani Riyals. approx 73 USD. You can pay 42 Omani Riyals to get it the same day. Requirements are passport, Resident Card copy and a passport photo.
by Albin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A
Replies: 322
Views: 48114

Re: Uzbekistan e-visa Q&A

I didn't have a VISA card. So I tried my luck with MASTERCARD and the payment was succesful. I got my visa in 3 days :)
by Albin
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan: Change of Exit Border?
Replies: 10
Views: 5756

Re: Turkmenistan: Change of Exit Border?

Wow. Sounds cool. I feel more confident to apply now and hope to give a positive feedback after crossing Turkmenistan successfully.

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