When your ass feels like a lottery scratchcard in Iran (IV) June 2nd 2007 30 bedbugs bites were worth lighting myself on fire with scotch and a zippo lighter. But alas, as i wrote in my last blog, the self-bitch-slapping became a way of life as I toured western Azarbaijan to learn about Iran (e.g. random info like why small dogs aren't popular in Iran - mullahs/'teachers' preached that life is better without toying with stupid little bitches, hence it is a rare sight t ... read more
Middle East » Iran » North » Urmia 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
A 22 year old Middle Eastern journalism major for a knack for languages and cultures. Pseudo-Japanese-Aussie in heart with ambitions to travel while doing her best to pick up rare knowledge and remain as open-minded as possible.
Currently enrolled at a school in New York City, juggling full-time school, a dodgy part-time office job (with lots of uncool Asian jokes and disobedient photocopiers) and arts/culture writer for the community paper;-)
Travel plans pop up 24/7. Can't wait for school breaks....but my bank account laughs at me.
Beginning this blog with recent adventures to Ira... full info