TripAdvisor Reviews Morvarid Hotel Tabriz
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... a very effective pace line followed by a long stop in the shade of a "coke shop, a little store where you can get cold water, soft drinks, and snacks and often a place to relax in shade. These shops are very important to us on long riding days. This day was 147 km. We ended the day 3.5 km off the main highway in the sunflower growing area. It was bordered by trees on one side and a field of sunflower plants ready to ...
... 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 ...
... pedal for being struck down by Allah. I could've hopped quicker!
Anyway, on the plus side, more time to have a chat. All three of them are genuinely nice people and actually make me want to be a better bloke. I've been invited to stay at their place in Tehran and have a meal on the way back through... be mad not to I think!
We parted ways in Rasht and a day of transport followed... taxi, savari, taxi, bus, taxi, gunning ...
WARNING. This is a long post because it spans a full 24 hours of really good stuff and because this journal is as much for myself as my readers. It helps me remember what happened and how I felt. Feel free to skip the long winded parts and there may be others in the lazy days leading up to getting on my bike. The day began at Istanbul airport boarding a Turkish Airlines 0:25 AM flight to Tabriz with my friend Yasin and his two beautiful ...
... spent two days there "acclimatising", getting my head around the money (far too many zeros, and the locals use a different unit to what is actually printed on the notes), the traffic (no road rules, just the laws of physics, and even these are open to interpretation) and the language. I visited the sights in town (the poet's memorial was impressive) and out (a small village called Kandovan in the mountains, where rooms, stables and even a 5 star hotel have been carved out of ...
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