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by bwv812
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Kazakhstan new visa free rule 2015
Replies: 69
Views: 29080

Re: Kazakhstan new visa free rule 2015

There are definitely border controls between Russia and Kazakhstan.
by bwv812
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Pamir Highway rideshare
Topic: Sary Tash to Khorog
Replies: 6
Views: 407

Re: Sary Tash to Khorog

It will be very difficult to depart from Sary Tash, as virtually all vehicles to Murghab leave from Osh and leave only when full.
by bwv812
Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Help with itinerary
Replies: 6
Views: 657

Re: Help with itinerary

There's a lot of information here on Caravanistan, and I would recommend looking around the site a bit and doing some basic research since a lot of your questions have been well covered. One of the first things you might want to do is check what border crossings are actually open and available for f...
by bwv812
Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Pamir Highway in March/April
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: Pamir road in March/April by Motorbike : possible ?

The road doesn't have scheduled closures and isn't seasonal, but I assume like all roads it may be closed or impassable after heavy snow.
by bwv812
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmen visa Q&A
Replies: 56
Views: 10689

Re: Turkmen visa Q&A

That person will be basically be responsible for you the entire time you're in Turkmenistan. Is that a responsibility they've considered and are willing to accept and/or one you're willing to place on them?
by bwv812
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmen visa Q&A
Replies: 56
Views: 10689

Re: Turkmen visa Q&A

What the London embassy page says: "If you are travelling as a tourist and will not be meeting anyone in Turkmenistan, you must contact any of travel and tourist agencies or companies in Turkmenistan." https://uk.tmembassy.gov.tm/en/consular-services/visa-info They basically means what Car...
by bwv812
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: Iranian visa for US, UK and Canadian passports: Q&A
Replies: 20
Views: 10017

Re: Iranian visa for US, UK and Canadian passports: Q&A

I personally would wary of asking a private Iranian citizen to invite you, as they are essentially vouching for you and this can result in potential difficulties for them down the road.
by bwv812
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: China
Topic: over 30 days waiting for Chinese visa
Replies: 7
Views: 1257

Re: over 30 days waiting for Chinese visa

Canadians, Americans, and Argentinians are actually all eligible for 10-year multi-entry visas.

https://www.travelchinaguide.com/embass ... -years.htm
by bwv812
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Money questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1187

Re: Money questions

A month's worth of cash isn't all that much in Tajikistan, and there is at least one ATM in Khorog. I'd probably take out enough money in Dushanbe just to be safe, but if you are in a pinch there will certainly be a way to get money even if there's a problem with the ATM(s) in Khorog.
by bwv812
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Chengdu: Chinese visa extension reports
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: 2nd Visa Extensions in China not possible anymore?!

Yep, this was confirmed a few months ago: Under the "new" immigration law, your total extensions on any one entry to China cannot exceed the length of your original permitted stay. Since your original permitted stay on each entry was 30 days, you could not extend for more than an additiona...

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