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by anyone
Tue Dec 22, 2015 1:39 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Single female travelers - post tips and experiences here!
Replies: 7
Views: 8735

Re: Single female travelers - post tips and experiences here!

This is a bit long, but hopefully it'll help a few people. I was in Central Asia for about 3 months last year and think I only met one solo female outside of the Bishkek/Tian Shan area, so you might be seen as a novelty. This can be good and bad. In general, the usual (and unfortunately necessary) s...
by anyone
Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Registration Azerbaijan
Replies: 57
Views: 19585

Re: Registration in Azerbaijan

Update: I left Azerbaijan today by land--stayed six days without registering, no issues at the border.
by anyone
Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Caspian Sea Ferry Q&A [archive]
Replies: 23
Views: 7500

Turkmenbashi-Baku ferry update

Just did the crossing on the Akademik Topchubashov (or something like that). $90 for the ticket, $15 for the cabin. Have small-denomination notes, as they don't have much change. The crossing took 24 hours (no waiting time), and the ferry goes to Alat now. Customs and immigration took another 2 hour...
by anyone
Wed Dec 24, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Registration Azerbaijan
Replies: 57
Views: 19585

Re: Registration in Azerbaijan

There's been a change: now you only have to register before the 10th day. I have the e-visa and will stay less than 10 days; I'll post an update when I leave the country. With regard to booking hotels in advance, the agents who handle the e-visa applications say you can cancel the bookings after you...