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by jill
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: 4 cyclists killed in Tajikistan
Replies: 49
Views: 8726

Re: 4 cyclists killed in Tajikistan

Dear Steven

I read your excellent post on Tajikistan.
For some reason I can no longer find it.
Please could you post a link to it?

Kind wishes
Jill Back
by jill
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy reports: Mongolian visa in Bishkek
Replies: 4
Views: 2370

Re: Embassy reports: Mongolian visa in Bishkek

Hell o there
Please may I ask you : did you need a letter of invitation?
Kind wishes
Jill
by jill
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: China - Nepal border crossings Q&A
Replies: 2
Views: 1295

Re: Overland from Kyrgyzstan - via China - to Nepal

Hi there, Not sure if this will help you but I spoke to the lady we work with in China this week ( for over-landing with our own vehicle)and she told me the Zangmu border is still closed since the bad earthquake.
If you would like her details and the company please PM me.
by jill
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Self-driving Iran: with or without carnet de passage?
Replies: 24
Views: 5094

Re: Entering Iran with own car

Hi there
I spoke to both
ADAC in Gemany, +49 89 7676 6338 or
www.carseurope.net in the Uk. +44 1284 333812 They have two options to obtain CDP.
Both are extremely helpful and good to work with.
Both do CDP
Good luck.
by jill
Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Iran visa code for South Africans
Replies: 2
Views: 784

Re: Iran visa code for South Africans

Thank you Steven.
I shall let you know.
Jill
by jill
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Iran visa code for South Africans
Replies: 2
Views: 784

Iran visa code for South Africans

Dear Steven I do hope you are both well! I think I have now read pretty much everything I can in the site about this topic. I hope so!! And have not missed something. Am I correct? 1. I need to apply through e.g. key2persia for a LOI and visa code? 2. It is still complex for South Africa? 3. I do no...
by jill
Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Kyrgyzstan visas for South Africans
Replies: 2
Views: 2475

Re: Kyrgyzstan visas for South Africans

Company in London does a superb job and gets the visa done at the K embassy in LDN. There is no kyrg embassy in SA. Company that does this is Travcour. We have found them to be super efficient. We are hoping to drive through Tajikistan next year in May:) perhaps we shall cross paths:) please PM me i...
by jill
Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Travel Agent in Tajikistan
Replies: 1
Views: 4979

Travel Agent in Tajikistan

Hi there! I was recommended to be in touch with META. I wrote to them and had an instant reply. The next email i wrote to them, I received no reply. Then I understood they became “Pamir Central Asia". I wrote to them and again had an instant wonderful reply. Now for the last week I am unable to...
by jill
Sat Dec 20, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: yurt camping in Uzbekistan
Replies: 4
Views: 3720

Re: yurt camping in Uzbekistan

We stayed in a yurt camp at Nurata. We were lucky to be the only 2 people there, and it was lovely. It was cooking hot and the advantage was that the camp had access to a lake about 10 min drive away from it. We opted to swim and not do any camel trip.... I have a name of company who helped us make ...
by jill
Sat Dec 20, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Diesel in Uzbekistan
Replies: 43
Views: 12735

Re: Diesel availability in Uzbekistan

Hi there, diesel availability seemed more of an issue in the cotton picking season when it is rationed. This was the case in late August early September when we were there last year. That being said we were always able to buy on the black market and often better prices and good quality. People were ...

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