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by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:41 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Tajikistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 197
Views: 75304

Re: Tajikistan launches evisa with GBAO permit

If anyone are interested. I get my visa in May in Istanbul, so not evisa. 1 month, quite easy in few hours on same day. Than gbao permit in Dushanbe, not really easy because nobody speaks English there and it's a bit massy, but with a small help from locals you can apply and pickup the day after. Ve...
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:35 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Cross-border market in Khorog and Ishkashim
Replies: 16
Views: 10812

Re: Cross-border market in Khorogh

I was in Khorog around the second week of August and the afghan market was open. Ishkashim one closed.
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:32 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Pamir Highway Help Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 5152

Re: Pamir Highway Help Please!

If you are interested, gimme the exactly questions and I'll try to help. I did Dushanbe to osh in around 16 days mix hitchhiking and shared taxi. Couchsurfing/tent/guesthouse and I did: Dushanbe - rushan (via kalaikhum) - Khorog - iskhashim - langar - bulunkul - alichur (of course so the Wakhan corr...
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:21 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Asghabat - Marv - turkmenabat
Replies: 4
Views: 5362

Re: Asghabat - Marv - turkmenabat

I had really great time. I did couchsurfing all the time. I just used money to buy something sometimes and for shared taxis.

I did it in Asghabat Mary and turkmenabat, was really nice, especially in sayat I was first tourist around there, I've been invited also for launch and dinner from people :-)
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates
Replies: 39
Views: 17005

Re: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates

Wow, I've crossed from there at the beginning of July 2016 and was ok. Lucky me! :-)
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:15 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Border crossings Uzbekistan-Tajikistan
Replies: 3
Views: 2769

Re: Border crossings Uzbekistan-Tajikistan

Well, sorry for the late answer, in case I have Infos about how to cross from fergana valley. Pre president death, it was around July. Was pretty easy. I did fergana city - beshariq - border - kaniboodom - khujand I took sharing taxi only from the Tajikistan border till khujand and than another shar...
by Aleco
Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbek sum exchange rates
Replies: 105
Views: 55848

Re: Uzbek sum exchange rates

I've been around Uzbekistan for about 2 weeks in July 2016 and I never get less than 6200, sometimes even 6400, exchanging US dollars.
by Aleco
Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Asghabat - Marv - turkmenabat
Replies: 4
Views: 5362

Re: Asghabat - Marv - turkmenabat

If anyone are interested I done it, but with a different road trip in state of the 'touristic' darvaza. And luckily I had great experiences by couchsurfing and I really didn't spent over 50$ For all my stay! My route was: Ashgabat, Mary and baylamaly, turkmenabat/sayat (for Villages local life exper...
by Aleco
Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Chinese border closure w Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan - 2016
Replies: 31
Views: 15225

Re: Chinese border closure w Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan - 2016

I'll need to cross into China from Kyrgyzstan as well in September...if anyone have done it recently or anyone will do it, I'll be happy to read about. Would be nice to understand the best point from where to cross into. I have already my Chinese visa !
by Aleco
Sun Jul 10, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Asghabat - Marv - turkmenabat
Replies: 4
Views: 5362

Asghabat - Marv - turkmenabat

Hi there, Finally today I pickup my Turkmenistan transit visa! I'll be crossing into on 15 July for 5 days and than Uzbekistan and after that probably Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan . Got already all the visas for all the countries mentioned above, except Kyrgyzstan where I have free visa as I know. I al...