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by steven
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Tajikistan Covid re-opening Q&A
Replies: 12
Views: 802

Re: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?

However, just found this article on the website of the US Embassy in Dushanbe. https://tj.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ They say the border is open for US Citizens. I think this will be airport only though. Regarding Tajikistan: IATA says only Tajiks and Turkish are allowed in. Land borders a...
by steven
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Tajikistan Covid re-opening Q&A
Replies: 12
Views: 802

Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?

Regarding Tajikistan: IATA says only Tajiks and Turkish are allowed in. Land borders are closed, I am quite certain.

So not sure about who is right here: IATA or US State department.
by steven
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:02 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?
Replies: 29
Views: 6588

Re: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?

Thanks for the comments on my predictions! I think you make a good point Julia, I did not think about locals traveling. I think it's only in Kazakhstan, though, not really in the other Stans - I don't see many Dushanbe residents driving up to the Pamirs! @bwv812: about herd immunity, you are absolut...
by steven
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Azerbaijan - Nakchivan corridor
Replies: 6
Views: 1589

Re: Azerbaijan - Nakchivan corridor

Interesting article on the new geopolitics of trade corridors in the region after Armenia's defeat. Wins for Russia, Turkey and China, defeat for Georgia, Iran. - https://armenianweekly.com/2021/01/13/t ... r-armenia/
by steven
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?
Replies: 29
Views: 6588

Re: Coronavirus: when can we start traveling again?

Any ideas where to follow up on latest information/rumours :D regarding the future of travel in Central Asia? I follow up on the situation here: https://caravanistan.com/coronavirus/ Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan will remain open for tourism. Turkmenistan is highly doubtful, Tajikistan - who knows? Mon...
by steven
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan e-visa for Pakistan and Bangladesh: Q&A
Replies: 4
Views: 603

Re: STIHIA festival Moynaq: Q&A

Sucks to have a bad passport, I feel your pain. I personally have a good one, but I am married to someone with a Kazakh passport, so going anywhere outside of the Soviet Union, it's a problem for us.
by steven
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Uzbekistan e-visa for Pakistan and Bangladesh: Q&A
Replies: 4
Views: 603

Re: STIHIA festival Moynaq: Q&A

No, I don't know when. I think nobody knows yet. It's just an announcement by a PR person, so could be tomorrow, could be in 3 years time.
by steven
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:39 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: STIHIA festival Moynaq: Q&A
Replies: 4
Views: 1828

Re: STIHIA festival Moynaq: Q&A

Stihia Festival is supposed to happen from 14-15 May in 2021.
by steven
Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:49 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Best circular road
Replies: 4
Views: 434

Re: Best circular road

Good to see you again, bwv812!