Travel Blogs from Quetta
... an old Chinese carbine armed on a moped. In Quetta, they are then moved forward with an armored vehicle.
To obtain the NOC on the same day, there were not enough time and so we had to do it the next day. This is also the time for smaller works and recreation. The owner of the hotel told us that we are no longer allowed to go on the streets after 18:00. But I had the first real beer after 3 months.
... to stop (I guess when they need a pee or food, bugger us)
We are in Sukkor now, god only knows where it is, but the Taliban was running through the place last night, guns firing in the air, flag waving,(black and white stripy rag) police and army running round like headless chickens, I went to buy some fruit juice over the road, the lights went out, I got my torch off my belt, some bloke next to ...
... 3 wheeled car. We had hoped to meet them but they had left before we got up.
Firstly we had the issue of having no money to address which was as straightforward as finding a cash-point. This actually turned out not to be anything like straightforward. Marcin still insisted on finding somewhere with internet access but I cared about nothing more than getting the issues sorted. Marcin has his illogical side, I'm more practical so we set out into Quetta to see where the ...
... and crazy like in Iran but in the slow
motion. Maybe because instead of using cars the usual mean of
transport is donkey or horse. Problems with debit/credit cards again, no internet -
because, as they said it's raining. For beer hotel manager charged us
almost 5 pounds each, because it's difficult to get here, it's their
Christmas or something. No supermarkets, same dusty shops. And for the breakfast they smugled some food from the street - we saw the street, no ...
We had to wake up early morning, it was
shift change at police station, noise etc.
Quick toilet, shower (?) and back on the
road again. We wanted to get to Quetta today and still 520km left.
Before we hit the road we had to fill the petrol and buy some water
in the local "BP". Even far away from civilization they have
everything organized somehow. We really liked this town, it's very nice and
quiet.Completelly differet than ...