Be arami, Be arami .... A first trip to Iran - It's Not all Sand in the Desert October 8th 2014 Breakfast- check, pack day pack for 2 nights- check, be back at lodge for 10am- check. The plan from yesterday is no longer clear. I think I am now going to the desert with the 4 Iranians and 2 Austrians, Maziyar and some lunchboxes. 1030- plan still unclear. 1045- Mike, the desert guy, calls to confirm the new plan, which was sort of yesterday's plan- I'm getting picked up soonish to go start my ... read more
Middle East » Iran » East 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
54, in love with the world. Fell in love with Nepal. Then Iran. Now? ....
Where to next?
2016 Bibbulmun Track End to End 1050km in my home state. UPDATE 13/4/19- IT"S FINISHED!!!!!!!!!
2017- Well, that'd be the USA again then Mongolia.
Update- Mongolia is to be shelved for yet another year. Instead there is a wedding to attend in Edinburgh- but first, The West Highland Way to be walked.
2018 - Tajikistan is calling
Update- Tajikistan indeed did call, as did Kyrgyzstan. It was amazing - a 23 day 2500 km Fann Mountains/Pamir Highway Odyssey then amazing trekking in the Tien Shan.... full info