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Entering and leaving Bangladesh from India…and other useful info (Mar/Apr 2019)

Monday 18 March 2019. India —-> Bangladesh (Petrapole to Benapole) We crossed the border on bicycles from Petrapole in India to Benapole in Bangladesh using a Visa on Arrival (VOA). This border crossing is open 7 days a week on both sides. We arrived at Petrapole around 7.30 am as we had no idea how […]

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Getting an Indian tourist visa as a foreigner in Dhaka (April 2019)

April 2019. There isn’t much detailed information about getting an Indian tourist visa in Dhaka.  Even the info on the official site isn’t complete, so in case it’s useful for other travellers we have put together what we learned from our recent experience. Indian visas are not issued from the consulate in Dhaka, but rather […]

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London – Bangladesh Consulate

So, with our passports back we decided to go to the Bangladesh embassy to see if we could get a visa for late March 19 when we plan to cross the border from India.  We’d been there a couple of times and this time had all the documentation only to find that they’d have to […]

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London – An Update on Our Departure

No delay, we’re back on for a Monday 2 April departure!  The India consulate visa application centre texted us today to say that our visas had been processed.  We called them and told them to hold the courier as we could pick them up easily.  We had intended to have them sent to our friend […]

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London – The Latest on Our Departure

Have a look at the post on visas – the application process for the India visa application means that we are currently passport-less.  This means that I can’t even get into Europe! Martina does still have her Irish one, but that doesn’t really help us.  The India application centre have said that it takes 3-5 […]

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London – Visa Bureaucracy

I had done a bit of research into visas but I hadn’t put too much thought into it as it’s not until we get leave Europe that we will need visas.  We could start to look at them in the middle of the year in Europe.  We plan to miss out Iran and fly to […]

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