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by SophieIbbotson
Mon Sep 04, 2023 5:45 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: reading list for Uzbekistan
Replies: 7
Views: 1885

Re: reading list for Uzbekistan

My reading full recommended list for Central Asia, divided by topic, is here: There are about 150 or so books on it, so hopefully you'll find something interesting! I second the recommendations for Hamid Ismailov's novels, particularly The Devil's Dance for...
by SophieIbbotson
Fri Aug 25, 2023 9:44 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Sleeping overnight at Tashkent airport
Replies: 1
Views: 765

Re: Sleeping overnight at Tashkent airport

It’s safe to sleep at the airport and the cafes are open all night, but the seats aren’t comfortable to lie down on. If you do book a hostel you can take a Yandex or there’s a pre-paid airport taxi booth in the arrivals hall next to the baggage carousel. Those taxis pick up immediately outside the h...
by SophieIbbotson
Sat Jul 23, 2022 2:28 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Mobile phone and sim card registration in Uzbekistan
Replies: 23
Views: 8510

Re: Second time in Uzbekistan with same phone - IMEI registration?

Hi Sebastian Unfortunately it is the handset not the SIM which has to be registered, so putting in a local SIM won’t get. If you want to use the same handset you used on your previous trip you will need to go to the UZUMEI office to register it. Alternatively, if you have an old handset that still w...
by SophieIbbotson
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Tajikistan 'Overstay Penalty' by E-Mail
Replies: 9
Views: 2775

Re: Tajikistan 'Overstay Penalty' by E-Mail

I raised this issue with the Tajik Ambassador in London last Friday. He called the MFA first thing this morning (Monday) to find it what is going on. They have said it is a computer error and they are updating the software to fix it. Those who received an overstay notification in error will get an u...