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by tomtimmerman
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Karakoram Highway (Chinese side): Kashgar to Tashkurgan
Replies: 1
Views: 607

Re: Karakoram Highway (Chinese side): Kashgar to Tashkurgan

Hi, Just an add-on for cyclists. The buses operating between Kashgar and Tashkurgan are way too small to carry bikes. So the only option for cyclists is to cycle the stretch. This is allowed, if you have a Pakistani or Tajik visa. However, do note that camping is not allowed along the route, hotels ...
by tomtimmerman
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Mashhad, Turkmen Visa
Replies: 39
Views: 15932

Re: Embassy report: Mashhad, Turkmen Visa

Seems the opening hours have changed. They now have a notice board which states they are open Sunday through Thursday from 9-13h.
by tomtimmerman
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy reports: China visa from Tbilisi
Replies: 69
Views: 25219

Re: Embassy reports: China visa from Tbilisi

Two Dutch citizens trying to apply for Chinese visa in Tbilisi. Our application was rejected straight away, as we did not have a Georgian residence permit. All other documents were in place (copies, full itinerary, flight tickets, hotel bookings etc). Stating that we are living for several months in...
by tomtimmerman
Sat May 25, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Iranian visa in Istanbul
Replies: 26
Views: 11070

Re: Embassy report: Iranian visa in Istanbul

Two Dutch citizens, applied successfully. Received the RN via Key2Persia (contacted via Caravanistan). Note that the Istanbul Consulate only accepts visa applications on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, although it is stated everywhere (even on the information board right outside the consulate) that it...