Sat. on the Weekend January 15th 2011 SatJan15 – Shanbe
Well, I will keep the long details out of this day’s events. Suffice to say, I went terribly awry picking Reza to be my CS host. I will be much more careful in future. Consequence of this mistake was one long wasted Shanbe in Tehran.
One thing of real value learned this day was how to grapple with taxi drivers over fares; the other was how to make use of the Tehr ... read more
Middle East » Iran » North » Tehran 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
Off now to the South American continent once again after a short trip to Brasil in JAN.2013. Again, I am shooting to travel light, and hoping for under 28kg, with little more than a carry-on bag, containing my laptop, mini pad, cameras, lens and a 50mm prime, batteries/chargers, power adapter, wires, cords and extensions.
I never travel without my diary of one kind or another, be it a paper journal, blog or a mish-mash of both.
One should always have something sensational to read on the train. e.g. my journal or a great read like a literary fiction novel.
I have b... full info