Travel Blogs from Tehran, Iran

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The start of my Iran Adventure, Tehran, Iran travel blog

The start of my Iran Adventure

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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I arrived in Iran on the 8th and was met with smiling faces by many in the airport including Bernard's friend, Bahman, who drove me to the Atlas Hotel.  The city was very clean but the traffic was busy.  Like other countries I have visited, ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

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 ...

Crazy horses..., Tehran, Iran travel blog

Crazy horses...

A travel blog entry by jtw000

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... day today apart from being followed by the spectre of death everywhere we went. We woke up in the quiet little town between Tabriz and Tehran with only about 70 miles left to get to the city. I guess it would have been a more interesting story if we'd ...

Reflections on Iran, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Reflections on Iran

A travel blog entry by danialw

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... and it will be interesting to see how this region looks like in the next 10 or 20 years.     As a country though Iran is absolutely awesome! Objectively speaking, I would rate it as the best country I have been to in my entire life! It has ...

2 jours inoubliables à bord du Trans-Asia Express, Teheran, Iran travel blog

2 jours inoubliables à bord du Trans-Asia Express

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... , nous ont pris sous leur aile. Des hommes adorables. Ils partagent leur repas avec nous et nous apprennent énormément sur l’Iran. Nous rions aussi beaucoup. Mostafa m’explique qu’il est fatigué de vivre seul aux USA ; il a ...

Long flight!, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Long flight!

A travel blog entry by robsons

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... around, I only figured out where I was going to stay a couple of days ago & just asked Hamed, one of the Tehran guides I'd met online to book something for me & organise a transfer from the airport (since many taxi drivers don't speak English and ...

Not having any cake and not eating it, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Not having any cake and not eating it

A travel blog entry by williebobs

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... almost entwining flags. The promised five hour border wait lasted a full ten minutes, followed by endless, "Welcome to Iran!" A very well spoken Iranian gentleman informed us of everything and when asked, enthusiastically told us he had studied English ...

A different world, Tehran, Iran travel blog

A different world

A travel blog entry by chrisloeffler

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... Taxi, da ich bereits genug gelaufen war.    Mit der U-Bahn fuhr ich dann zu meinem letzten Sightseeing Agendapunkt in Tehran, dem Azadi-Turm. Dieser war echt gross und geformt wie ein umgekehrtes Y. Eine Art Wahrzeichen von Tehran und auf dem ...

Tehran - Hey Can Someone Let Me In???, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Tehran - Hey Can Someone Let Me In???

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92

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... dress to wear off the plane that would have to suffice until I could go shopping for the appropriate attire in Iran. Anyway, shortly before we landed in Tehran around 8:30 on Sunday night, I donned the requisite hejab (head scarf) and dress so I could ...

BVAWT027 - OIII, Tehran, Iran travel blog

BVAWT027 - OIII

A travel blog entry by bva

OIII - Mehrabad ...

Totally Tehrangelis, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Totally Tehrangelis

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... bigger than the difference between me and you.  And our governments are very much the same." -- Marjane Satrapi *** TEHRAN is the "Los Angeles" of IRAN. We were really happy to go to Tehran. It was very exciting to see Russell and ...

Behind the Veil, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Behind the Veil

A travel blog entry by ware_daniel

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... for change.  No, not just eager, but desperate.  A perfect example:  On my departing flight from Tehran yesterday, I flew from Iran to Rome.  The plane was capable of carrying 195 passengers, and it was a completely full flight.  ...

Back to where we started, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Back to where we started

A travel blog entry by kktong

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... Lonely Planet. Everywhere we go, there are tons of people shopping and hanging out. Most probably shopping for the Iran New Year. The streets in Tehran is bustling with life, unlike some of the towns like Kashan or Anzali. After dinner, we headed back to ...

Snowboarding in Tehran, Tehran, Iran travel blog

Snowboarding in Tehran

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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... us travel for free) to Bagh-e-Fin gardens with lots of pools and canals. From there we got the bus to Tehran, the capital of Iran. It’s a huge and very polluted city of 15 million people (sometimes the public offices are shut due to the pollution). ...

The Sights of Tehran, Tehran, Iran travel blog

The Sights of Tehran

A travel blog entry by robsons

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... huge part of the population that longs for these kinds of freedoms ... something has to change here sometime soon. Continued on to Tehran's other major landmark: Melad Tower. Walked around the bottom for a while, then went up to see the sights of the ...

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