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by bwv812
Fri Feb 16, 2024 9:28 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: When will Azerbaijan open its borders?
Replies: 90
Views: 21840

Re: When will Azerbaijan open its borders?

Ask those who say they've done it how they did it. Maybe they shipped their car separately and flew in, as alluded to in the thread above. Maybe they were one of the very few who got in because someone screwed up and let them on the ferry when they shouldn't have, and the authorities took pity and d...
by bwv812
Sun Feb 11, 2024 11:41 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Multi-entry visa for Uzbekistan - April 2024
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: Multi-entry visa for Uzbekistan - April 2024

The link at the top of this forum page should have directed you to the relevant visa article: https://caravanistan.com/visa/uzbekistan/
by bwv812
Thu Feb 08, 2024 8:45 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Coming soon?: 3rd Kyrgystan-China Border crossing
Replies: 1
Views: 184

Re: Coming soon?: 3rd Kyrgystan-China Border crossing

One would think it will be a bilateral commercial border servicing mainly the Kumtor mine.
by bwv812
Wed Jan 31, 2024 10:29 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Needed: Experiences from biking or hitchhiking Kirgistan to Pakistan
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Re: Needed: Experiences from biking or hitchhiking Kirgistan to Pakistan

Thee is fairly recent information on most of your questions in the forum already, and you should be able to find it with a little searching. If you're thinking of free hitch-hiking, I don't think this is a particularly appropriate approach in the region. There is a strong tradition of cars stopping ...
by bwv812
Tue Jan 30, 2024 7:29 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Itinerary Advice and Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 453

Re: Itinerary Advice and Questions

$100 per day is complete overkill unless you like to do a lot of shopping, and in tourists towns like Khiva there's never a shortage of people who can change dollars.

https://caravanistan.com/uzbekistan/money/
by bwv812
Tue Jan 30, 2024 7:01 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Travel in Chechnya & Dagestan: is it safe?
Replies: 35
Views: 13546

Re: Travel in Chechnya & Dagestan: is it safe?

OWNER, if you want to doubt the personal experiences of others, please understand that other may also doubt yours. At any rate, it seems pretty normal for different people to have different experiences.
by bwv812
Tue Jan 30, 2024 5:04 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Tajikistan or Kazakhstan after Uzbekistan?
Replies: 13
Views: 739

Re: Tajikistan or Kazakhstan after Uzbekistan?

So what is your question, then? Are you asking if the visa page is incorrect?
by bwv812
Tue Jan 30, 2024 2:55 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Tajikistan or Kazakhstan after Uzbekistan?
Replies: 13
Views: 739

Re: Tajikistan or Kazakhstan after Uzbekistan?

You could always check the visa page...
by bwv812
Wed Jan 24, 2024 8:13 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Itinerary Kygyzstan-Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan Advice
Replies: 12
Views: 886

Re: Itinerary Kygyzstan-Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan Advice

You waited for less than 24 hours. It's sad you seem to think you were entitled to an instant response.
by bwv812
Mon Jan 22, 2024 10:06 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Itinerary Review: 6 weeks Kazakhstan+Uzbekistan+Tajikistan+Kyrgyzstan
Replies: 2
Views: 520

Re: Kazakhstan+Uzbekistan+Tajikistan+Kyrgyzs 42 days itinerary

I would consider a connecting flight through to Tashkent on arrival, and then saving everything in Almaty for the end of your trip. I wouldn't expect to easily cross the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and you may need to arrange someone to pic you up at the border post. Instead of backtra...