From Tabriz in Iran to Kapan in Armenia

As we left Masouleh, we weren’t sure of the road we should take towards Tabriz. The GPS app we’ve been using for the phone (maps.me) always wants us to go through the shortest distance, which usually means dirt tracks in the middle of nowhere high up in the mountains.  Continue reading From Tabriz in Iran to Kapan in Armenia

Bandar Abbas car clearance

If you end up reading this post at some point after my trip is over it will be most likely because just like us, you were looking for details about how long does it take to clear a car or a motorbike when you arrive with one on the ferry from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to Bandar Abbas in Iran. Well, the answer is fairly confusing.  Continue reading Bandar Abbas car clearance

Chaos in the stepped village of Masouleh

After leaving the Caspian Sea we headed to the mountains again, so we could visit the famous stepped village of Masouleh on our way to Tabriz (our last stop in Iran, before heading to the border and entering Armenia). The drive was a bit boring, but we were looking forward to being back in the mountains.  Continue reading Chaos in the stepped village of Masouleh

Heading to the valley and the road of no return

After Kashan we were supposed to head to Tehran, but changed our plans last minute and decided to check out the mountains instead. We were a bit tired of all the driving and the traffic in towns and heard that the scenery was quite beautiful, so why not? We then headed to a region called the Alamut Valley.   Continue reading Heading to the valley and the road of no return