The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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Where in the Stans for a British citizen to pick up Pakistan Visa?
Hi - currently in Tehran and going to try and pick up my Pakistan visa tomorrow, but if they won't give us it there and then (they wouldn't commit on the phone) we have to leave for Baku the next day.
Does anyone know of anywhere in (in order of preference) Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan where we can pick up Pakistan visa.
We will enter from China via KKH and someone told us we could pick it up on the border. But we only met this guy over breakfast and we wouldn't want to take a risk like that unless a highly reliable hubber told us!!!!!
OK - we hope to pick up our visa first thing tomorrow and then dissappear in a haze of dust, so I will write what you need now.
Most importantly you will need a Letter of Confirmation from the British Embassy. This is easy, it costs 58k Rials (I think £36) for us. Each letter is £36 but they are happy to do two people on one letter. The British Embassy is on Fedosi street, which is a 20 mins brisk walk from our hotel, which I Have described on another thread. It takes 30 mins in total and the brit embassy opens at 8:30am -1am , Sun - Thursday.
Then the pakisstan emabassy is open sat -wed, with applications 9-10:30 and interviews starting at 11. We did ours in one day (today, Monday), walking to the british embassy, arriving at 8:30 and then a $4 taxi to the pakistan embassy, arriving about 9:30.
At the Pakistan embassy you will need your passort, passport photos x 3, photo copy of your passport and ALL the visas in your passport. You will also need a rough itinary, including the address and phone number of at least one hotel.
We took our 2nd passports down, as our other one was att the Azerbaijan embassy. Hence we did not have our Iranian visa. This is possibly going to cause us not to get accepted. The guy at the desk was helpful and ignored the fact that the photocopy we did have of the visa didn't match the current passport. So who knows. Normally it takes at least two days processing, but he also said he would try and get ours done in a day. I talked to him about the 20/20 cricket and it seemed to help.
Also the visa is valid for a month for two months afterwards. We needed three and again he will try to get this for us.
This embassy is the only one we have visited without scrummage queueing and with air con.
A nicer feel all in all. If you stay the Firouzeh Hotel they will help with taxis and phoning embassies etc.
To answer your original question, I'd contact STANTOURS - Central Asia Travel Resources They may be able to get you one- they will at least have info for you. They got all my Central Asian visa's for me before I got there. All I had to do was go to the various embasies with a number that they had e-mailed me and pick them up. If you are having a hard time in Tehran, the stantours guys may be able to help from where they are.
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