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by matt2matt2002
Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Coronavirus border closures & re-openings
Replies: 243
Views: 38828

Re: Coronavirus border closures & re-openings

steven wrote:Hi Robert, so far I do not have an answer to any of your questions. For now, Tajikistan is closed to foreigners, and I haven't heard anything about a possible re-opening.
Thanks.
Where is a good place for me to keep checkimg for any changes?
Thank you
by matt2matt2002
Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Coronavirus border closures & re-openings
Replies: 243
Views: 38828

Re: Coronavirus border closures & re-openings

Looks like Kyrgyzstan is resuming International flights from june 15th.... Hopefully they will turn away from the 14 day quarantine soon.... https://akipress.com/news:642896:Kyrgyzstan_to_resume_international_flights_from_June_15/ Regards, Rick So anyone arriving must self isolate/quarentine for 14...
by matt2matt2002
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Afghanistan
Topic: Just back from a month in the Wakhan/Little Pamir
Replies: 18
Views: 4539

Re: Just back from a month in the Wakhan/Little Pamir

As for the Kyrgyz camps of Little Pamir, you cannot reach them by car, unless the Chinese will have built a road (which is their intention). So it is usually 2-3 days of trekking from Sarhad to the Little Pamir. You could easily drive to those camps from Tajikistan (which is nearer than Sarhad), bu...
by matt2matt2002
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan visa increased to 60 days
Replies: 7
Views: 1039

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: 701

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: 869

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: 10442

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: 975

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: 10817

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: 10817

Re: 4 cyclists killed in Tajikistan

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