Travel Blogs from Tehran, Iran

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Transasia Express Pt 2: Chaos and crossings., Tehran, Iran travel blog

Transasia Express Pt 2: Chaos and crossings.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... couldn’t laugh anymore, it was time to try get some rest, in a few hours we would finally be pulling in to Tehran. Nasrin, Aryan, Trace and I laid on our bunks chatting in our own language like teenagers on school camp until we drifted off. When ...

Thankyou everyone, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Thankyou everyone

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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Thank you everyone for your genuine interest and support of the Pod diary and the overwhelming response to my chat with Macca this morning. He has a great show and I love to chime in with the lady who says: "Well I love it". I hope to have another ...

Our First Trip to Tehran, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Our First Trip to Tehran

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... porcelain, western toilet! As it was still early in the day we made enquiries at the desk where we might catch a train to Tehran. It would take 3 transfers to different trains to get to Tehran so we were advised to take a taxi, we thought if we ...

We can do it too!, Theran, Iran travel blog

We can do it too!

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... us and call out what he was looking for. The fact that both drivers were driving, meant very little. I think the drivers in Tehran are very experienced at giving way, being patient and pushing into a very small opening in the traffic. We began the process ...

Got the Indian Visas!, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Got the Indian Visas!

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... people who did not like or welcome westerners. Just the opposite is true. There are over 75 million people in Iran, 7 million of whom live in Tehran. We have had quite a few rides in the taxis in and around Tehran and find them quick, cheap and ...

Big and crazy, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Big and crazy

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... is made of rubies!! I really enjoyed it. There is only one room but we spent over two hours there! If I was in Tehran again, I'd go there. I love staring at sparkly jewellery. Luckily lunch had been good and I wasn't hungry so we found a fast food ...

Pollutionsville, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Pollutionsville

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Once again, we jumped on a bus and headed towards Tehran. The first thing the bus boy did was to give us all biscuits and orange juice. This comes in a bag which doubles as a spew bag. That was breakfast. We then drove up a mountain and then down the same ...

Gifts from Iran, Niavaran, Iran travel blog

Gifts from Iran

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... a Chinese travel agent, but without any success in any area. Maybe we'll try again in New Dehli. We only have permission to stay in Iran for 10 days because we did not buy an Iranian Number plate which is about $60US. So, we must leave here by Monday 4th ...

Photos of Iran, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Photos of Iran

A travel blog entry by genik

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Tehran, Iran: Sleeping in Airports, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Tehran, Iran: Sleeping in Airports

A travel blog entry by samber

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... suffocating and doesn't bode well for sweat patches. Tehran - Too busy, too big and too spread out. Turkmenistan Embassy of Tehran: Their inability to process our VISA on receipt has resulted in us having to fly over the country due to being unable to ...

Tehran, Iran: Anyone for a nose job?, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Tehran, Iran: Anyone for a nose job?

A travel blog entry by samber

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... electricals and so on. The hotel was ok and allowed us to check in after a half hour wait so that was good. As it turned out Tehran wasn't an overly enjoyable experience for me. I don't know if it was the lack of sleep that set me off on a bad foot or ...

Sometimes it´s nice being subliminal, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Sometimes it´s nice being subliminal

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

Battling a cloud of tiredness having barely slept last night, I managed, and just in time to get my and Klara´s arse to the cinema. More often than not, when I watch a film, or any television programme that involves the bombardment of ...

Getting settled, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Getting settled

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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... him English I have my own room and a fridge full of food. His house is a considerable distance from work and the area of Tehran where I spend most of my time, but its a place to stay.  I've met many interesting characters recently, most memorable is ...

Poker, pizza and public transport., Tehran, Iran travel blog

Poker, pizza and public transport.

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

... sitting his life out. Rather than his usual course of action doing dentistry in London he has been meandering between the Ukraine and Iran. Last night was our turn to have him, but due to his early morning arrival his presence did not become apparent ...

Writing in a state of fatuous euphoria, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Writing in a state of fatuous euphoria

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

Wow it has been yonks since I have written anything, finding motivation for putting pen to paper or in this case finger to keyboard is sometimes a little problematic. Nevertheless, here I am writing. I'm never really sure when writing, to start from the ...

Life continued, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Life continued

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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Life has its ups and downs and I’ve experienced both recently. My Farsi is advancing from the equivalent of a 2 year old child’s to a 3 year old’s and many other things are looking rather positive. I have a steady enough stream of ...

Embassy time, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Embassy time

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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... my passport for a day and after exchanging more money should recieve my visa. Thats the theory anyway, it means at least a week in Tehran. All I have to do now is try to extend my Iranian visa, easier said then done when the office is only opened for an ...

'Fenglish, now that fun English', Tehran, Iran travel blog

'Fenglish, now that fun English'

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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I started the morning by phoning the bank through skype, the only problem that this brilliant piece of software seems to have overlooked is when you need to select menu options by pressing numbers on your phone. I was left cursing at the screen and ...

Milkshakes, malls and motors, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Milkshakes, malls and motors

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

... two milkshakes. Ahhh good times. Ohhh and the reason for the mention of cars in the title. There are a lot of them in Tehran and we were stuck in traffic for eternity. The main reason though is Nazanin's adrenaline inducing driving, God it was fun. ...

Malls, Iranian style., Tehran, Iran travel blog

Malls, Iranian style.

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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The last few days have been been characterised by change. My resting place has varied between Zara's, the floor of the language institute and Ali's house. Sleeping in a bookshop was actually a very enjoyable experience and the smell of books aided me in ...

Abject fear, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Abject fear

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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... had not stayed in somewhere long enough to get a feel for it or to become close to people. I had an idea, why not teach English in Iran?! Once I get an idea in my head there tends to be a snowball effect. The next day I visited the language ...

Visa malarky, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Visa malarky

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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Today had been a long time coming, I had been fearing that my visa extension would be refused, that I would have to leave the country immediately and that I would leave feeling empty and visualising what could have been. Walking to the embassy was likely ...

My lovely

My lovely "backpacker friendly" country

A travel blog entry by nalddo

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... I don't want to get bored by Iran very soon, I should take it easier. Fortunately, it is just 2 or 3 days before reaching Tehran and therefore the most tourist places of the country, where I hope I will meet other travelers... There is another thing about ...

Allah has prevailed, we have Iranian visas!, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Allah has prevailed, we have Iranian visas!

A travel blog entry by baggagewhores

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My new family, Tehran, Iran travel blog

My new family

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

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I woke up to a text message explaining that Amin's car was broken, he wouldn't be able to meet me. For some reason I had been expecting hiccups in this department and this news did not really surprise me. I left the house with Emma and Sebastian but ...

Tabriz to Tehran, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Tabriz to Tehran

A travel blog entry by steveandwill

... be one that we forget in a while. We stayed with Iman and his wonderful family for almost our entire month in Iran: from Karaj to Tehran; Isfahan to Shiraz; Rafsanjan to Kish; we were rarely without the help of a Haghighi family member or friend. ...

Un autre Téhéran, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Un autre Téhéran

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... Bretagne et Pays-Bas) après la Révolution iranienne. Ils demeurent tout de même la plus importante communauté chrétienne d'Iran, qu'ils composent majoritairement. Ils disposent de deux sièges réservés au Parlement de la république islamique ...

Cynicism, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Cynicism

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

... described as an infatuated whelp upon seeing me. I chose to not try and translate the noise. We then circled around Tehran aimlessly for a while, periodically experiencing the feeling of an imminent crash, yet, somehow escaping from the jaws of roadside ...

Tehran Arrival!, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Tehran Arrival!

A travel blog entry by danialw

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... here built by the Turkic Qajar Monarchs in the late 1800s.         My first impression of Tehran and Iran in general was quite positive. The city seemed fairly clean albeit a little polluted, very safe, and very Western- a ...

Chilling in the city, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Chilling in the city

A travel blog entry by samuelfensterhe

The last few days have been an amalgamation of different emotions. Comfort, despair, happiness, laughter, the list goes on. I decided that I wanted to teach English here so I visited a local language school.  The place is phenomenal, the boss is ...

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