Travel Blogs from Tabriz
... and colorful
stalls where amongst other things people were selling beautifully smelling
rose petals that are used for cooking or added to tea.
We got stopped
by a guy who said that he works for the tourist office and that his
brother is crazy about polish people so we "have to come with him".
we met his brother who to our surprise spoke polish! As he used to live
in Szczecin for a while. He ...
... After an eternity – with the first car accident we see in Iran – we reach our destination. We meet the man’s wife Fatima and their grown up daughter and son. The daughter was very interested in our way of living and how the things work in Sweden. The youngster was still going to school and playing basket. Again we get a lovely meal (take away kebab with rice) and we feel a bit ashamed understanding we are going to sleep in the ...
... I cannot move properly having to care where this thing now goes. Also in this heat of about 35 degrees it’s not the most preferable thing to do putting on a head cover and also being forced to keep the jacket on and also wearing long sleeves. In the city center’s bazar in a small town we changed some Dollars into Iranian money. After a few minutes we were again surrounded by people wanting to help. We told them we wanted to eat – body language wise ...
... few weeks.
Pulled myself away from the wonderful town of Trabzon and made it one night on the road, camped at a restaurant and when I continued my climb up a HUGE mountain pass the next day, I was stopped by a motorist who asked if I would like a lift. I said no initially, because of course I'm hard core and wanted to climb the nasty mountain pass all on my own!! He asked again though and I decided, "Why not?".
I mean, it would have been ...
... Herman gave us his number as well and we agreed to meet up the next evening when he was done with his work.
Park Hotel, the LP pick, seemed to have descent quality rooms, unfortunately the price increased tenfold since our guidebook went to print. From $20 and now $43. That's inflation for you! We decided to walk down the street to try our luck at another hotel. Suddenly, a man halts to a screech and pulled over his car. ...