Uzbekistan Tashkent Province Tashkent
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I spend the morning sending forward to Japan a big box with cloths and other stuff that I hopefully will not need and that make my motorbike too heavy. It takes me more than 2 hours to send the packet because they sew by hand a perfect wrap around the box. Finally at 15.30 I pick up my Russian business visa at the consulate! Great ! Thanks to My friend Pavel I could get the letter of invitation and then this business visa that is necessary to have more independence and travel longer in Russia. I decide to leave tashkent at around 18.00 but unfortunately the border crossing near the city is closed for foreigners and so I have to take a big detour and drive south for almost 100 km to find another border crossing. I arrive in Shimkent at 2.00 h at night (also because time zone is different from Uzbekistan) and Eugentte an extremely friendly couchsurfers picks me up and hosts me for one night.