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by steven
Mon Feb 08, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: lake tudakul
Replies: 3
Views: 2898

Re: lake tudakul

Not sure where I once copied this from, but I found this in my notes. As I am working on our Bukhara guide , I thought I would share them here -- Lake Tudakul: It is a good idea to leave early. to have a great time on the beach or better lake shore. you should be there around 9am. That is easy to ob...
by steven
Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: How to prolong temporary import paper TIP for Russia for more than one year in Eurasian Custom Union?
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: How to prolong temporary import paper TIP for Russia for more than one year in Eurasian Custom Union?

Yeah, good question, people have been able to do it in Kyrgyzstan through the person who was parking their car for them - have you looked through this thread? Not sure, but maybe has some clues

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by steven
Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbekistan travel restrictions/reopening Q&A
Replies: 33
Views: 5293

Re: Uzbekistan travel restrictions/reopening Q&A

It seems like Central Asia has achieved some type of herd immunity against the original covid virus. But as Manaus has shown, this does not mean immunity against the next mutation of the virus. So gotta wait for the effects of that.
by steven
Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:21 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Uzbekistan travel restrictions/reopening Q&A
Replies: 33
Views: 5293

Re: Uzbekistan travel restrictions/reopening Q&A

Hi guys, about lgbt travel, I wrote here: https://caravanistan.com/planning/lgbt/ Basically, If you are an LGBT couple traveling, maintain that you are friends to avoid trouble at hotels, and do not ask for a double bed. About planning far away: everyone is different in that sense. Let's just keep i...
by steven
Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:05 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Does this Trip to Uzbekistan sound like a good idea ?
Replies: 4
Views: 309

Re: Does this Trip to Uzbekistan sound like a good idea ?

Seeing the current restrictions on cross-country travel in Central Asia, and seeing you have a lot of time and money and are not anxious about covid, I would aim for a country that is big and open to travel, like Mexico, Tanzania, ... Keep Central Asia for when things get back to normal, whenever th...
by steven
Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:56 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: mubinjon
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: mubinjon

Beautiful place, I don't immediately recognize it. Must visit next time.
by steven
Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:53 am
Forum: China travel sharing
Topic: Sharing my experiences RV'ing in China
Replies: 2
Views: 525

Re: Sharing my experiences RV'ing in China

No, that's fine by me!
by steven
Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:50 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Travel in Central Asia stans during Ramadan
Replies: 10
Views: 3264

Re: Ramadan in April and Covid situation

Hi Mort,

as bwv pointed out, Uzbekistan is open, we keep rolling updates on this page: https://caravanistan.com/coronavirus

Regarding ramadan, see https://caravanistan.com/planning/halal ... ng-ramadan In short, ramadan will not affect your trip much
by steven
Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: mubinjon
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: mubinjon

Thank you for sharing, mazeno. A beautiful life story, I did not know about Mubinjon. What is the name of his guesthouse? Maybe I did visit it once.
by steven
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Tajikistan Covid re-opening Q&A
Replies: 16
Views: 1506

Re: Tajikistan Covid re-opening Q&A

While the IATA website says "Passengers are not allowed", our partner in Tajikistan says the following: Airports are open. Travelers can fly in to Tajikistan through Dushanbe Airport via Turkish Airlines and flyDubai. The main problem is obtaining an (e-)visa. We can handle the issue through our par...