Travel Blogs from Qom
... documentation so they could legally drive it north again. (There
are many police stops along the way so you have to make sure everything
It had cost them 3 days out of their office, In the end we refused to
take any of their money as we had really mucked them around through our
naivety and gave them the car and told them if they sold it then take
out their costs and contact us to send us the rest.
So we'll just see what happens.
We could ...
We kept getting stopped by the police while driving around this region.
For Muslims this city is the equivalent of the Vatican city in the Catholic religion so is a very holy city and very conservative.
The Mosque / Shrine is not accessible by non Muslims but is ...
Day trip to Qom and Kashan,
So we, Max and I, he's my new traveling companion by the way, headed from Tehran early in the morning and took a bus to nearby Qom. The bus ride took nearly 2 hours and the moment we arrived it felt almost like a different country. Almost all the women were clad in black chadors, there were many clerics walking around, and there seemed to be quite a few Arab foreigners here, probably on ...
Qom was a short enough trip from Tehran, and since we had gotten up so early, we had managed to make it there by noon. Our bus dropped us outside the town at a roundabout, and luckily for us, despite the constant haranguing from taxi drivers we managed to find a small ticket office that would store our bags for a few hours. After this we hopped in a taxi and headed into the ultra-conservative town.
As we drove in we got the feeling that our driver was a little ...
Lu returned from a trip to Tehran very early during the morning with bad news from the Pakistan embassy that they couldn't do any more to help than what had already been done, so for the moment we would continue as per the itinerary, and make the call on bypassing the country in Yazd.
We left Masuleh at 8am for a long drive day, and ...