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by mazeno
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajik somoni black market rates
Replies: 21
Views: 7432

Re: Tajik somoni black market rates

'was'?
by mazeno
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Permit for overnight camping at Chatyr Kul
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: Permit for overnight camping at Chatyr Kul

in 2 weeks you cannot get the permit - it needs at leats 4 weeks to preceed (as it is official and must be signed of a big fish in bishkek). you can take it from a cbt office, e.g. in naryn - you can ask via email, pay online (western union), but receive in person only. http://cbtkyrgyzstan.kg/ but ...
by mazeno
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Kyzylart - Bor Dobo border crossing (Murghab-Sary Tash)
Replies: 43
Views: 19537

Re: Kyzylart - Bor Dobo border crossing (Murghab-Sary Tash)

ok, this is my story from some years ago, a bit funny, for relaxing. bordobo, coming from kyzyl art to sary tash, about 8am. entered the office. the customs and soldiers have their sleeping room right next (open) door, some of them still lying on their beds and yawn. the kyrgyz officer behind the of...
by mazeno
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Desert Kites in the Ustyurt Plateau?
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: Desert Kites in the Ustyurt Plateau?

steve, please.
maybe not for "parties" having just 2 posts on caravanistan.
maybe for people who you can really trust.
by mazeno
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajik somoni black market rates
Replies: 21
Views: 7432

Re: Tajik somoni black market rates

i'm not wondering if it is worth or not.
(try to exchange money in khorog on weekend. the only place is the bazar.)
so what's the rate?
by mazeno
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajik somoni black market rates
Replies: 21
Views: 7432

Re: Tajik somoni black market rates

does anybody know the current rate of black market dollar to somoni?
by mazeno
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Afghanistan
Topic: Landmines in the Wakhan Corridor?
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: Landmines NOT ONLY in the Wakhan Corridor

landmines are not only in the wakhan corridor: - khaburabot pass - middle obikingob valley (north of langar) - the valley of pyanj from ishkashim to kala-i-khumb (many places) of course roads are safe but there are places that even in close proximity to the road could be dangerous. and: https://en.w...
by mazeno
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Climbing Peak Chimtarga
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Climbing Peak Chimtarga

markus, it is not a problem of having no topo. if your experience is big enough you can search even for an unconquered peak in a remote uncharted area. --- talk to people who where there, to experienced climbers, especially talk over the pictures, topos etc. not to unknown people on the net (they ar...
by mazeno
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Climbing Peak Chimtarga
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Climbing Peak Chimtarga

markus, for me it follows from your post that you are more a tourist than a climber (i was climbing in the mountains for more than 25 years, also - especially rather? - in winter, including solo, routes up to TD/ED, in different ranges, including himalayas and karakoram, so for me it is enough to ex...
by mazeno
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Climbing Peak Chimtarga
Replies: 16
Views: 267

Re: Climbing Peak Chimtarga

> we have experiences in rock climbing with routes UIAA VI-VII. rock climbing cannot be compared to alpine grade. messner's diretta on marmolada cannot be compared to south pillar of shkhara (uiaa VI+ formally same as rus 5b). ok, maybe in another way. if someone claims his rock climbing as a point...

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