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 ...
... you for visiting my country." This is a common remark we hear. The people of Iran are so very grateful to us for coming here to meet them. I feel they are embarrassed and ashamed (and afraid) of their government and are happy that some of us chose to see for ourselves. It's these encounters that make getting off track worth the extra 25 km.
The last 50 km was a little heavier traffic but surprisingly easy and fun to ride in.
By the time ...
... t count the number of people who just wanted to say gday, offer to help and welcome me to their country. Some of it's people wanting to practise their English, but for the most part it's fair dinkum, straight up, genuine hospitality. Either way, it works for me. Thankyou.
Met up with Reza and his mates for dinner... they're good lads too and probably not quite as wholesome as the ...
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 ...
... leaders stoodthe border of Iran. It was safe to that we all had different expectations, fears and thoughts about Iran, back home the media tends to portray Iran in a negative light and politically the country is one of the 'bad boys' of global relations. So it was with a mixture of hesitation and excitement that we had our Turkish exit stamps slammed on our passports, there was no going back now. Entering the Iranian compound the rest of the day was to be a best ...
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