Bicycle touring Kazakhstan in November and December was chilly and special. We only crossed a corner of this huge country. The country that is known for the movie Borat and the pro-cycling team Astana, and got a good impression. We entered Kazakhstan on the 26th of November and left the country on the 16th of December. We have cycled approx. 514 km, hitchhiked 120 km because of a broken tooth and ascended 3850 meters.
As we have done before we are reaching a section on our trip where we have to plan ahead with regards to our visa. In Vientiane we have extended our current Lao visa and applied for the Indian, Myanmar and Thai visa. Lao Extension We entered the Immigration office on Friday morning. We asked for an additional [...]
By now we have requested and received three Chinese visa. Because it has become increasingly complex over the last few years to obtain Chinese visa while on the road we thought it would be good to write a blogpost about this. Our first visa was a 30day visa which we obtained in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Our second visa [...]
In this section we will provide more details about applying for our Kazakh visa in Bishkek, our three month Mongolian visa in Almaty and Martin's Russian visa. Remember that this is about us and our passport from Denmark and The Netherlands. For our Chinese visa in Bishkek, Ulaanbaatar ánd Seoul we made a separate post. Visa for [...]
Below you will find information regarding the processes of applying for the Iranian and Central Asian visa on the road in Ankara and Tehran. We found the process of applying for visa fairly simple and we didn't encounter any problems during the applications. The only thing is to be well prepared regarding documents and they will always cost [...]