TripAdvisor Reviews Darya Hotel Tabriz
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... for you have to be kidding were but that was the look he gave. They are primarily looking for alcohol which is banned in Iran, when he was convinced we were not carrying any the fun really started.
To say the process was not clear to us was an understatement. Fortunately for us Sholey a Tour Guide from Tehran was in the customs area awaiting her tourists also travelling overland but were several days late. She had little better to ...
The next stage our adventure will take 2 more days in Iran before crossing into Turkey for three Days of riding to a rest day in Kars. More hills will factor into our daily regimen including some great views of Mt Ararat. A photo of our itinerary give an idea of the climbing and coasting ahead. Our penultimate day in Iran was fun. It started with a very special experience, an escort of over 20 young men and women ...
... the hotel around 10 and went to a restaurant for an Iranian pizza and beer (actually a no alcohol malt drink spiked with lemon - very refreshing). It tasted great and I was really hungry by then so I ate a lot.
Then at their home as Iranian (or perhaps Middle Eastern) custom demands, we enjoyed some tea and deserts around midnight before going to bed around 1 AM. This is very late for me but normal for them and they compensate by rising around 9 ...
... touring of the region followed but first a comment on the driving experience in Iran. This Canadian from a small village reckons Iranians and Turks observe a simple 'rule' to deal with the apparent chaos: to the fastest and nimblest goes the right of way. As the biggest person in the car (a rare occurrence for me, the runt of the Hennessy clan) I was awarded shotgun ...
... he hesitated a few seconds and I could hear him second guessing himself 'but what if...". Needless to say he didn't reverse his decision and to my delight I'm officially a guest of the Islamic Republic of Iran for up 25 days. Aside from a few odd stares at my bike box, collecting our bags and getting them through yet another X-Ray scan was pretty easy. The Iranians were living up to their reputation of being very hospitable. We were ...
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