Post Tagged with: "Iran"

Lessons learned in Georgia, Armenia and Iran

Lessons learned in Georgia, Armenia and Iran

Kepala Batas, Malaysia, September 2013 As part of our two year celebration we would like to introduce you to some of the people that have made our bike travel a constant life lesson. These people have opened their hearts to us in ways we cannot even begin to describe. Their contribution […]

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The doctor’s order: Today no border!

The doctor’s order: Today no border!

By bike from Iran to Turkmenistan About a long, long bus ride to Moshooooood, feeling like movie stars, a powerful shrine and the cycling community The bus ride to Mashhad hurt our egos. We wanted to cycle but we had lost too much of the little visa time in Tehran, […]

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Imaginary oasis

Imaginary oasis

By bike through Iran About the difference between an imaginary oasis and the reality, bus cheating and sleeping on the bike The desert can be hot, really hot. Especially if you decided to cycle through it. In August. There is not too much shelter around and the best option to […]

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The slowest cyclists ever

The slowest cyclists ever

About rudimental hieroglyphs, Iranian hospitality, a place where everybody speaks English and not being able to write and ride at the same time We spent another night with Sep in Tehran and then made our way to leave the giant city. The traffic of Tehran was horrible as usual, but […]

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Delicious Iran

Delicious Iran

Due to the unbeatable Iranian hospitality we had the chance to try out several homemade Iranian dishes. We both fell in love with the Iranian cuisine. So in this blog entry we share with you our own personal list of our five favorite dishes.  Read this article in German Usually […]

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Lecker Iran

Lecker Iran

Diesen Artikel auf Englisch lesen Lecker persische Küche: Oh was haben wir geschmaust im Iran. Dank der unübertrefflichen Gastfreundschaft der Iranis hatten wir die Gelegenheit diverse leckere und hausgemachte Gerichte zu testen. Gegessen wird meist entweder auf dem Boden oder von einem sehr niedrigen Tisch. In der Mitte des Raumes […]

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When travelers become tourists

When travelers become tourists

About a nightly invasion, a constantly growing gang, being converted into an Iranian bride and climbing the Everest Our new friends Fabienne and Robert joined us on the bus ride from Esfahan to Yazd. Vinko had already reserved two dorm beds for us in one of the two backpacker’s hostels. […]

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Wusstest du schon …? Der Iran

Wusstest du schon …? Der Iran

Fakten über den Iran. Diesen Artikel in Spanisch oder Englisch lesen Offizieller Name: Islamische Republik Iran Hauptstadt:Teheran Sprache: Persisch Größe:1.648.195 km² Einwohner:78.868.711 (Juli 2012) Durchschnittliches Alter: 27,4 Jahre BIP pro Einwohner: $13,200 (2011) Religion: Islam (official) 98% (89 % Schiiten und 9 % Sunniten), andere (unter Anderem Anhänger des Zoroastrismus, Juden und […]

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