On this page you could follow my adventure in the Stan republics.
20.07 – 30.08 – Greece, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Iran, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan.
Preparation – visas
First thing I do is to check for visa requirements at the website of the Foreign Affairs ministry: https://www.mfa.bg/bg/embassyinfo
|Azerbaijan||https://www.mfa.bg/bg/embassyinfo/azerbaijan||yes, e-visa, 30 eur|
|https://www.mfa.bg/bg/embassyinfo/kyrgyzstan||yes, on arrival at Bishkek airport or at the consulates|
|Tajikistan||https://www.mfa.bg/bg/embassyinfo/tajikistan||no but required vaccination against poliomyelitis|
Preparation – baggage
I am planning to take maximum of 30l backpack – I want to travel light. I need to fit-in:
- a sleeping bag, a tent and a self-inflating mattress
- hiking warm clothes, hat and gloves, underwear thermal
- pocket espresso machine
- laptop, power bank, GoPro, mobile phones, earphones
- a scarf