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by matt2matt2002
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan visa increased to 60 days
Replies: 3
Views: 425

Re: Tajikistan visa increased to 60 days

Will it also be ,60 days for GBOA as well?
by matt2matt2002
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Qalaikhumb (Kala-i Khum) villages hit by shells/bullets (Pamir Highway)
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: Qalaikhumb (Kala-i Khum) villages hit by shells/bullets (Pamir Highway)

LisaB wrote:How sad is that especially when not far they get together for saturday market.. I think I'm staying there in June.. ;-(


Me also. Are you cyclin
by matt2matt2002
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan closes borders to citizens of 35 countries (coronavirus)
Replies: 7
Views: 587

Re: Tajikistan closes borders to citizens of 35 countries (coronavirus)

Selfishly, I hope this will ease off come late June, but I'm not holding my breath. Would folks here cancel reservations yet for summer or wait for a while? I'm tempted to wait it out, but am obviously concerned. I had been planning my own trip for mid June. So understand your situation. Although 4...
by matt2matt2002
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Cross-border market in Khorog and Ishkashim
Replies: 16
Views: 9934

Re: Cross-border market in Khorogh

steven wrote:The Ishkashim border market still remains closed with uncertain future opening. However, the Tem (near Khorog) border market with Afghanistan is open each Saturday from 9am to 14pm.

What kind of items can be bought at the market?
by matt2matt2002
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Tavildara Pass M41 northern route
Replies: 2
Views: 825

Tavildara pass road conditions

Any thoughts on the road condition between Dushanbe and Kalaikhum. It's over the Saghirdasht pass. I know it is always subject to extreme weather conditions. I did it by bike 4 years ago but have since heard that it is not receiving any repair work. The money is being spent on the Southern route. I ...
by matt2matt2002
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: 4 cyclists killed in Tajikistan
Replies: 49
Views: 10093

Re: 4 cyclists killed in Tajikistan

matt2matt2002 wrote:Dangara?
Is this where it happens?
Dangara is in Uzbekistan surely,?


Sorry. My error. Apologies.
by matt2matt2002
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: 4 cyclists killed in Tajikistan
Replies: 49
Views: 10093

Re: 4 cyclists killed in Tajikistan

Dangara?
Is this where it happens?
Dangara is in Uzbekistan surely,?
by matt2matt2002
Tue May 09, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Usd ATM in Bishkek?
Replies: 7
Views: 3251

Re: Usd ATM in Bishkek?

Whatever you do, don't use the money changers in Osh market.
They will miscount their money back to you.
It was easy to spot but if distracted, you could loose out.
I used banks after that experience.
by matt2matt2002
Tue May 02, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: pamir highway and small side trip to Afganistan if possible
Replies: 13
Views: 5828

Re: pamir highway and small side trip to Afganistan if possible

rfoltz wrote:I am in Khorog right now and word is the Taliban are steadily advancing on the other side of the river. Not a good time to be crossing into Afghanistan from here.


I appreciate things change quickly but could there be an issue of safty in Khorog itself?
by matt2matt2002
Sat Jun 04, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 197
Views: 70486

Re: Tajikistan launches evisa with GBAO permit

This is great. Last year I picked up a Taj. visa in Bishkek.
But wanted to fly in direct to Dushanbe this year so if I can have the GBOA tagged on that will be even better.

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