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Visa Planning

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I have  collected some info on our visas for this trip.After research ,I have created a spreadsheet  that you can download bellow under   VISAS Note that this is e simple reference and not something you can depend on as things  …

Tajikistan Part 1 – Magnificient Mountains, Vodka Based Team Building, Friendly Russians and a Dodgy Border Crossing

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Iskander Kul (Lake) I departed Tashkent around 7am hoping to get to the border at Buston early. I’d decided to aim for Iskander Kul which was a couple of hours north of Dushanbe. As long as I passed through the…

Visas, visas, visas

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While visas on the East coast of Africa are relatively easy, the West coast can be an absolute nightmare. We have made a list of where we applied for which visa, along with a number of other details (required documents,…

Finally the Visas!!!

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The Ethiopian Embassy gave us a card with the date when to collect our Visas. The date was Friday 26 April 2013. The Sudanese Embassy said “any day after Thursday”. So we in our wisdom decided that MONDAY 29 April…

The painful Visa route!

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We started our Visa route with the Austrian Embassy who chased us away to get everything on internet and to make an appointment. All we wanted to ask was information but so….. we made via internet an appointment for Thursday…

Visà-vis…

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… or face-to-face with an entanglement of red tape for not just one, but  three central Asian countries.We decided to apply for our Russian, Mongolian and Kazakhstan visas from the UK before we left to allow a few clear months…

Visas

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Should one apply for the visas before actually starting the journey? Well, we decided to apply for the visas for the first three countries where we are going to need them from home. Mainly, because we have heard from other…

Iranian Meth Heads, Sleeping with Scorpions and the ‘What the Hell do we do about Pakistan?’ Conundrum

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By Paul ArcherIt’s a bit deserty out Leigh has an unquenchable need to fix and fiddle with things.  Based purely on a love of engineering of all forms, this admirable trait in a team mechanic occasionally backfires.  In one…

Georgia

GEORGIA Batumi     2nd October Entering Georgia, we head to Batumi, a Black Sea resort, which the LP suggests is a modern lively place.  As we enter the town, we are met with dilapidated buildings, torrential rain, flooded streets, huge flooded…

Turkey Part 1

TURKEY     29 August – 5th September 29th August Crossing the border from Greece to Turkey, we arrive to find border guards with large assault rifles.  We have our vehicle checked and registered, pay for visas, insurances stamped and we are…

Indian visa Issues

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Just a word of warning to those of you contemplating a similar trip; we had a few issues at the Indian visa office today. 1. You can’t get a full one year tourist visa unless you are an Indian national…