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by Romed
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Rtveli in Georgia
Replies: 0
Views: 869

Rtveli in Georgia

It is wine harvest time in Georgia, and we would like to participate in the festivities of Rtveli. Does anybody know how we can organise it beside through tour operators? I really have the feeling they are overcharging and I expect the places to harvest a bit touristy. Anybody recommendations for vi...
by Romed
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Other destinations
Topic: Bishkek to Aqtau/Baku/Tblisi?
Replies: 2
Views: 1461

Bishkek to Aqtau/Baku/Tblisi?

It is propably a hail Mary move without much chance of success, but is anybody going the next days from Bishkek to Azerbaijan or Georgia? I left my prized bluetooth earphones in a cafe there, they found it, but I have to try to catch a boat across the Caspian the next days. I have the empty charging...
by Romed
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Korday border crossing reports (Almaty-Bishkek)
Replies: 13
Views: 5713

Re: Korday border Kazakhstan

Thanks for the accurate advice, the whole trip was almost too easy. We took a Yandex taxi from Bishkek to Korday, it was less than 500 KGS for the car. Exchanged money before the crossing after comparing of rates, the differences where significant. Kyrgyz checkpoint was no hassle, but on the Kazakh ...
by Romed
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Korday border crossing reports (Almaty-Bishkek)
Replies: 13
Views: 5713

Re: Korday border Kazakhstan

Does anybody now if there are shared taxis from Korday to Shu?

Or what I should expect when we two very white people have to arrange a private taxi?
by Romed
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Izboskan border crossing UZ-KG
Replies: 11
Views: 3011

Re: Izboskan border crossing UZ-KG

My wife and I crossed the border yesterday, UZ > KG, on foot. Took the train first from Tashkent to Andijon and stayed the night. At around noon we went to the crossing in front of the bazar, https://maps.app.goo.gl/i5fwpU7BM7KZg3Gt9 . It was quite busy, supposedly there was also a bus going to the ...
by Romed
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Osh: Q&A and reports
Replies: 3
Views: 1515

Re: Osh: Q&A and reports

We lost a rain jacket just before heading to the Pamir Highway. Can anybody recommend a place to shop for outdoor equipment in Osh?

Thank you!

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