Bucket List 196: Iran!

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Country 18/196: Iran. One of the trickiest countries to enter this side of North Korea, to say the Iranian government is not keen on allowing Western tourists to road trip around its historic nation is an understatement. However, once you’ve bribed enough border guards to get in, the locals are some of the warmest and most inviting you’ll find anywhere in Asia. You are guaranteed to be offered tea at least twenty times a day, which was useful in keeping up our fluid levels as we explored the wonders of ancient Persia. Well worth the visa nightmare.

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The Silk Road Olympics

December 9th, 2017 Jack Noah Rees Most Corrupt Country? Vainest Dictator? Grimmest Long-Drops? These are the Olympic medals that no country wants to win, but I will hand them out anyway. Welcome to The Silk Road Olympics! Having completed a three-month road-trip along a large section of the fabled Silk Road, I deem myself worthy of conducting the most crooked awards…

Iran out of Puns

September 30th, 2017 Jack Noah Rees Last week, Yugyeong and I crossed the Caspian Sea, and spent a few days putting our feet up in the Azeri capital, Baku. This week, we head South, to a country famed for its tea, hospitality, and the difficulty of obtaining its visa: Iran. Day 64 - Baku, Azerbaijan to Alat, Azerbaijan After four days…

 

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Country: 18/196     Visited: Autumn ’17

 

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