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by Briefingsworth
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: SIM Card and internet in Turkmenistan
Replies: 7
Views: 5116

Re: SIM Card and internet in Turkmenistan

Similar experience here - traveled in Turkmenistan in October 2019. Google and gmail worked; WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, etc. are blocked. News websites were also blocked, but news apps worked just fine (eg couldn’t go to the New York Times website, but the NYT app worked). I have ExpressVPN and ...
by Briefingsworth
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmen manat black market exchange rates
Replies: 57
Views: 25504

Re: Turkmen manat black market exchange rates

I got 18 manat to 1 USD at the Russian Bazaar on October 20. Just went in and asked a vendor where to exchange money; didn’t negotiate. I changed $60, but really only needed $20, maaaaybe $30, for 5ish days.