Guests at an Iranian wedding

Cycling Iran we are constantly stopped by cars offering food and chai in return for a selfie. However on one occasion we were stopped by Alireza and Afsar. Their offer was different to all the others before: they invited us to their wedding before they even knew our names or where we come from. Of…

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Iran’s Greatness Part 3

I really hope we don’t bore you with our blog posts about Iran. But this country is so big and interesting that we decided to dedicate a 3rd blog entry to it. After spending one and a half months cycling in Iran (Astara – Rasht – Qazvin – Isfahan – Yazd – Shiraz) Matt and…

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Bike touring iran Esfahan

Bike Touring in Iran

Iran in a word… exhausting. The visual overload of crowded Bazaars, jaw dropping tiled Mosques, so many friendly offers of chai, food and to stay the night is why Iran is so exhaustingly amazing. From the first day Jasi and I entered, we were blown away by the energy on the streets. The streets, shops…

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