Iran

Surviving in Turkmenistan

Surviving in Turkmenistan

With a sigh, I sit down against an immense building. It is white and edged with gold. The whole area here is looking very expensive, streets full of big shiny white golden buildings and street lights shining in the same…
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Being stupid

Being stupid

A motorcycle stops next to me. He starts a conversation with me in Farsi. I understand little of it but I see that he has good intentions. He reads my letter in Farsi about my journey. He offers to help.…
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Summer in Iran

Summer in Iran

A policeman looks at me with a deadly serious face from behind his desk. I smile kindly to him. From head to toe he scans me, then makes eye contact and ask: “Are you sick?” A large question mark pops…
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A time out in Tehran [PHOTOS]

A time out in Tehran [PHOTOS]

Tehran is the busy, dusty and chaotic center of Iran. After four months of cycling from Rotterdam in the Netherlands I reached this city. A practical stop because I’m not a city lover. I prefer the welcoming interior of nature,…
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Iran, from Tabriz to Tehran

Iran, from Tabriz to Tehran

After some of the most intensive weeks of my life I arrived in a new capital. After Skopje, Sofia, Istanbul and Yerevan I am now in the capital of Iran, Tehran. I wanted to quickly pass the last 700 kilometers…
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