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by aknight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Trip spending report- 2 month trip
Replies: 0
Views: 104

Trip spending report- 2 month trip

I found a great app on my recently completed trip around Central Asia to track spending- called Tripcoin. Its free and allows you to track spending in different currencies and categorise everything and work out averages, get graphs etc, the dream, well my dream if you like geeking out on data and st...
by aknight
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Anyone travelled around Ugam region?
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Anyone travelled around Ugam region?

Oh great- this is good to hear. I think I’m in touch via email with this guy you mention so will see what I can arrange and report back.
by aknight
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Iskanderkul transport/accommodation info
Replies: 0
Views: 166

Iskanderkul transport/accommodation info

Hello- I just came from visiting Iskanderkul and before going couldn't find much recent info out there on transport and accommodation so thought I'd add my experience here. I visited for 1 night on the way from Dushanbe to Penjikent. Shared taxi from Dushanbe to Sarvoda- 80 Somoni (heard other peopl...
by aknight
Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Anyone travelled around Ugam region?
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Anyone travelled around Ugam region?

I have a couple of nights spare after Shymkent before my flight home and thinking of visiting the Ugam national park/area to stay in a homestay. Has anyone done this before? Any recommendations? I was hoping to say somewhere for 2 nights so could spend the day doing some short hikes/exploring. I don...
by aknight
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Pamir Highway rideshare
Topic: Pamir highway departing Osh around 26th Sept
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Pamir highway departing Osh around 26th Sept

Hello- still looking for people if anyone interested. Depart between 24-27th of Sept- PM me!
by aknight
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Pamir Highway rideshare
Topic: Osh to Dushanbe |1st week of October | looking for 2 more (update: companions found)
Replies: 6
Views: 480

Re: Osh to Dushanbe |1st week of October | looking for 2 more

Hello, if any one here is still looking for people, I am one person looking to join a group, leaving by the 27th of Sept from Osh so please let me know if this works. Thanks!
by aknight
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Irkeshtam pass report – Kashgar, Xinjiang to Sary Tash, Kyrgyzstan
Replies: 42
Views: 14799

Re: Irkeshtam pass report – Kashgar, Xinjiang to Sary Tash, Kyrgyzstan

Crossing report 3rd Sept Kashgar- Osh Crossed today and went pretty smoothly! -We were 3 foreigners (UK, Dutch, Japanese) -Taxi to bus station in Kashgar (opposite train station) -Easy enough to get a ticket to Wuqia in a minibus (40 RMB), on the road by 10am. -Checkpoint before Wuqia- fine, we had ...
by aknight
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Pamir Highway rideshare
Topic: Pamir highway departing Osh around 26th Sept
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Pamir highway departing Osh around 26th Sept

Hey, I have a friend joining me in Krygyzstan before the Pamir trip and she leaves on the 24th of Sept so the 24th is really the earliest I can leave. If anyone still interested around this time please let me know (sadly no sleeping bag or tent!)

cheers
by aknight
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: China
Topic: Urumqi to Turpan train- which station?
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Urumqi to Turpan train- which station?

Hello, I'll be travelling from Urumqi to Turpan by train next week and I know there are 2 stations in Urumqi but I'm not clear on the best station I should get the train from. Is either station OK? I'm aware I need to get the train to Turpan North.

thanks
by aknight
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: China
Topic: Urumqi hotels that take foreigners
Replies: 21
Views: 4274

Re: Urumqi hotels that take foreigners

I booked with Ziyou and just got an email from them that the booking has been cancelled as they no longer accept foreigners. Second hotel in a week across Xinjian that has cancelled on me....

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