Life In Iran November 12th 2011 The Country
So I had this vision that when we crossed the Anatolian Plateau in Eastern Turkey and entered Iran the cold would be over. After all, Iran is a hot desert kind of place, isn’t it? Well yes, Iran is a hot desert kind of place, but a bloody mountainous one. So far we have rarely been below 1,000 metres in altitude, and mostly have been at 1,500m plus. Often we hit 2,100 o ... read more
Middle East » Iran » East » Yazd Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979 after the ruling monarchy was overthrown and the shah was forced into exile. Conservative clerical forces established a theocratic system of government with ultimate political author... ... read more
We are travelling from UK to Nepal by motorbike - two Suzuki DRZ 400's. At the start of this blog we are in Switzerland and plan to ride through Italy, Greece, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, India and Nepal. From there we are not sure what to do - we might do South East Asia too, or go straight to Australia.
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