Entering Iran from the north, we will be following the Caspian sea for a few days, before crossing the mountains to Tehran. From Tehran, we will head south, passing through the cities of Isfahan and Shiraz, and the ancient city of Persepolis. From there, we will make our way to Yazd, and then across the desert to Mashhad, from where we will head towards Turkmenistan.
Entering any new country, the first thing we always need is the local currency. So far, we have been taking money from ATMs, but in Iran, credit cards→ Continue reading
To avoid cycling into Tehran's traffic altogether, we decided to take the bus from Karaj to Qom, based on the recommendation of our host in Karaj. Imm→ Continue reading
While we're still cycling between the big and interesting cities of central Iran (Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz - more about these in a future blog post), peo→ Continue reading
Entering Isfahan, the first thing that struck us was the lush greenery everywhere. Blessed with the Zayandeh River that flows through the city, the ci→ Continue reading