From Syria to Iran (Tourism in the Axis of Evil) July 23rd 2009 As many of you will know, our original plan had us heading from Syria into Turkey. Our intent was to then travel north to Moscow, in order to get some serious miles under our belt by taking the Trans-Siberian Railway to Mongolia. Unfortunately, failure to obtain Russian visas rendered this impossible. Therefore we needed an alternative plan.
After a fair amount of research and deliberat ... read more
Middle East » Iran 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
Having taken a one year "career break", we've finally decided to travel the world.
We start in Kenya and then have six months to make our way (via quite a lot) to Hong Kong. From there it's on to Australia for a couple of months, before rounding off the year nicely with four months in South America.... Can't be bad!
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