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by bwv812
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajik somoni black market rates
Replies: 21
Views: 7438

Re: Tajik somoni black market rates

So what was the rate?
by bwv812
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran
Replies: 112
Views: 41547

Re: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran

You are entering the same place cars do, and not where trains do, I assume.
by bwv812
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Tajikistan e-visa: payment failed, application got stuck, ...
Replies: 32
Views: 1917

Re: Tajikistan evisa payment failed

Did you read the visa page?
by bwv812
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Tajikistan eVisa delays
Replies: 16
Views: 720

Re: Tajikistan eVisa not arriving - stuck in Uzbekistan

I think those people are very optimistic if they think a $10 bribe will get you into the country without a visa.
by bwv812
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Samarkand: Arriving in the early morning
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: Samarkand: Arriving in the early morning

I arrived at about that time. There should be taxis, since you won't be the only person getting off. I walked, however, since there isn't much else to do at that time. There were some cafes open on the boulevard near the station. When I was there the Gur-e-Amir complex was illuminated all night long...
by bwv812
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Kochkor to Song Kul Lake: Trekking solo
Replies: 3
Views: 167

Re: Kochkor to Song Kul Lake: Trekking solo

Someone here did it recently. Not much details in his blog, but you could ask him.

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by bwv812
Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: 14 days in Kyrgyzstan mid July
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: 14 days in Kyrgyzstan mid July

It's probably feasible if you know beforehand exactly what you're doing, how you're going to do things, where to get started, etc. But if you're arriving in each place and have to figure out logistics (where the trailhead is, how to get there, whether there will be a place to stay) on the fly, then ...
by bwv812
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Transit visa, detour possible ?
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: Transit visa, detour possible ?

People do it all the time without any problems, and I haven't heard of police checks and visa inspections being common.
by bwv812
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran
Replies: 112
Views: 41547

Re: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran

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by bwv812
Sat Jun 22, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Direct Flights From Central Asia to Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan Airlines
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: Direct Flights From Central Asia to Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan Airlines

You should be fine so long as you have the LoI in hand, as the IATA rules indicate that that's all you need (i.e., you won't be denied boarding for not having a visa). https://www.emirates.com/ca/english/before-you-fly/visa-passport-information/find-visa-requirements-results.aspx?NC=CA&NV=Canada...

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