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- Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:00 am
- Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
- Topic: Border crossings reports: Dostyk/Dustlyk (Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan)
- Replies: 42
- Views: 19572
Hi all. 2 Aussies with a car crossed from Uzbek to kyrg yesterday. Interwstring and slow experience. Took about 3 hrs in total. Waited at closed gate on the kyrg side for about 45 mins. Finally gate opened and drive into an area for token car search. Needed to give copies (they have copiers availabl...
- Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:12 am
- Forum: Turkmenistan
- Topic: Turkmen manat black market exchange rates
- Replies: 57
- Views: 29610
We recently got 18.2 in the Russian bazaar while changing 50 usd. In Mary a shady guy near a bus stop accross the road from Mary Hotel first offered 15, then 16 per usd when changing 10 usd. Was happy enough with this as we just needed manat for food on our way to Uzbekistan
- Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:04 am
- Forum: Visas & embassy reports
- Topic: Embassy report: Mashhad, Turkmen Visa
- Replies: 39
- Views: 16344
Hi All, The opening days for the consulate must have been changed recently, as they are closed Friday and Saturday as per the Tehran embassy and open all other days (in theory). We arrived on a Sunday to find they had posted a sign on the window (in farsi) saying they would also be closed Sunday and...
- Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:57 pm
- Forum: Cars and motorbikes
- Topic: Self-driving Iran: with or without carnet de passage?
- Replies: 25
- Views: 9676
Thought I would share my recent experience on bringing a car into Iran (September 2019). As we are Australians who purchased a car in Europe with export number plates (another headache), we were not able to get a carnet de passage. The two options were to either try to arrange our own carnet (includ...