It doesn’t really inspire confidence when you come across the following message whilst attempting to access an Embassy website in order to apply for a visa.

Bandwidth Limit Exceeded
The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to the site owner reaching his/her bandwidth limit. Please try again later.
Apache/1.3.37 Server at Port 80

Mind you, the Russians aren’t much better off than the Mongolians. 10 minutes after clicking on the link to the consular section I’m still waiting for a response from the server…

Is this a sign of things to come?

Departure date set for 11th August, arrival in London 30 days later.

Lots of stuff happening in between.