Iran at home

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We haven’t camped for a week since we left Turkey so we decide to finally pull it through this night. Following our usual routine, we stop at the centre of Hamedan and Chris starts running around different shops to gather … Read More

Masouleh

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One of the tourist hot spots near the Caspian Sea is a scenic mountain village called Masouleh – whereas ‘tourists’ here translates  to ‘Iranian tourists’. It’s spectacularly built into the slope of the mountain where it has been founded at … Read More

Bargaining for beginners in Tabriz

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In Tabriz we have the first encounter with really crazy Iranian city traffic. Maku was still comparably calm and orientation is easy, but this here is a challenge, also because of the glimmering heat which is boiling us alive inside … Read More

Maku – dip a toe in

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There we are in Iran, the highlight of our journey! We’re just cruising along slowly through deserted canyons and across lower mountains, soaking in the atmosphere. Persian flags and road signs we have no idea about how to read complete … Read More

Road To Persia

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Border crossing days are horrible, always (not in the EU, those won’t count here). Turkey to Iran is not an exception in any way. The road from Doğubeyazıt to the border is pretty empty, cruising across the deserted plains around … Read More