Category Archives: Iran

Hitchhiking in Iran & Turkmenistan: road stories #12 – from Mashhad to Ashgabat

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Sit back and enjoy the 12th part of our Travelogue recording our stay in Iran's holiest city Mashhad, where we partied like it was Iranian New Year (Nowruz) and our fateful decision to camp close to the border of Turkmenistan. Have you ever wondered what its like to pack up a tent in a hail storm? Also, featuring our attempt to get across the Turkmen frontier and on the capital of this strange and mysterious land ...
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Hitchhiking in Iran: road stories #10 – from Yazd to Tabas

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Introducing the 10th part of our Travelogue recording our stay in Iran's oldest city Yazd and our quick hitchhike to Tabas: In this edition we explore the unique architecture of the hottest city in Iran and learn more about the ancient religion of Zoroastrianism. Then we get back into desert hitchhiking as we search out the town of Tabas and take a photo that would be the source of trouble a few days later ...
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Yazd Old Town, Iran – photo essay and tourist information (+VIDEO)

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Losing yourself in the maze of mud bricked kuches (lanes) of the ancient city of Yazd is one of the highlights of any trip to Iran. Explore the narrow winding alleys and search out the simple courtyards, covered walkways and ornately carved wooden doors that make it such an atmospheric place ...
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Hitchhiking in Iran: road stories #9 – from Shiraz to Yazd

Introducing the 9th part of our Travelogue covering our stay in Iran's most vibrant city Shiraz and our hitchhike to Yazd: Join us as we have the time of our lives in Shiraz, with videos of Iranian folk music by master musician Shahram. Also the highs and lows of visiting UNESCO sites and a hitchhike with a family, a bunch of truck drivers and budding tour guide
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