Belarus What to Pack

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Belarus What to Pack

  • "Custom declaration"

    In the Lufthansa air-plane we got an information about the so called custom declaration we should fill before we enter Belarus. I read a lot of stories about cruel Belarus custom staff who makes you a lot of problems if you don't have a declaration and so on. Let me tell you something, that story is a fairytale. Nobody asked me for a custom...

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  • Sorry but....... Toilet Paper!

    Winter is bitterly cold apparently.We went in summer which was hot & humid. But be prepared for a downpour and have your waterproofs ready. I was impressed one morning when the sun dissapeared and the rain came down. Out of nowhere, the locals all produced their umbrellas and carried on as usual. Toilet paper is cheap and readily available. It...

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    Take plenty of warm clothes if you travel in Winter temp can reach -30 degrees in the outlying villages. Take whatever medical cover (Insurance) and make sure it is a good policy and covers Russian teritory. Also take whatever bandages and plasters you think you may need in the event of a small accident. Paracetamol tablets and just whatever you...

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    Learn some Cyrillic. You'll thank me when you return! If you are not prepared to speak a little Russian, make sure you can read it. (Even so, it's hard to avoid speaking it entirely.) Unlike Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia, you will not find many people here who speak English (or French or German). They simply don't see many tourists; Belarus...

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    If you travel to Belarus in the summer, don't forget to bring your umbrella. June ans July are the most wet months of the year, and the most warm at the same time.If your trip is planned for the winter, bring more warm clothes. It could be inhumanly cold here, just a bit better than at the North Pole... :)

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    Some info about visas for entering Belarus.It is possible to get a visa at an embassy or consulate of Belarus in a foreign country or at the consulate in the National Airport 'Minsk' upon arrival to the country. The most cheap is tourist visa (USD60 for residents of those countries, which have a representation of Belarus on their territory, and...

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    If you're going to Belarus in winter, bring warm clothes and shoes, you'll defenetly need them. As for summers, the last three of them have been really HOT! In July the temperature didn't fall below 34-28C

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