Travel Blogs from Tabriz
... turned out to be a useful guide. He was Kurdish, and can't have been more than 22 years old. He didn't speak much english, but I would point to something in my LP map of Tehran, and he would lead the way.
Highlight: Definitely the train trip from Tabriz to Tehran. I love trains.
Lowlight: Arriving late in Tabriz and finding every hotel/guesthouse was full. Ended up paying through the nose (relatively speaking) for a room that was way flasher than I ...
... passing through there it all got a little confusing as we had lost everyone from the bus so we wandered aimlessly up a road towards the exit (should have just stayed put and got on the shuttle bus), played charades with some of the locals and police carrying some very big batons to try and find out where our bus was but that was simply lost in translation. So here we were, in Iran with not a familiar face in sight or a bus. Bugger. The border opens up to a ...
... built in 1465 and covered in blue majolica tiles. Two massive quakes in C18 toppled its mighty dome & reduced the rest, leaving only the main entrance tower. And so it remained until reconstruction commenced in 1951. The shape of the building has been restored but much of the beauty & magic lost. It stands as a memorial to the destructive power of nature. The tranquil garden next to the mosque is named for another local poet....you gotta love a city that ...
... no‘. Er merkte, dass es viel Aufwand ist, alle Gepäckstücke so weit zu tragen und sein Chef geholt. Der meine ‚ok alles hier kontrollieren‘. So musste ich jedes Gepäckstück öffnen und auspacken. Als dann alles auf dem Parkplatz verteilt war stresste er mich, dass ich gleich zum Passport Control kommen müsse. Überrascht, da ich am Zoll sonst immer lange warten musste, packe ich alles schnell wieder zusammen.
Der Eintritt in den Iran war dann auch ...
... making a U-turn (the roads are named like that and also shows that) and then start to get to where you want to go.
We slept very well and wake up with our batteries charged and also all our electrical equipment charged. Looking for power outlets have become the first thing we do once we enter a room. Being on the roads most parts of the day we need constantly to charge our phones, GPS, cameras and our intercom for the helmets.
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