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Anti-American/Anti-Israel protests in Rasht, Iran

Anti-American/Anti-Israel protests in Rasht, Iran

 Down with Israel! Down with USA! Today after breakfast we heard noise coming from the main street. Our hotel is very close to the main square on...
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Tabriz to hot spring village of Sarein

Tabriz to hot spring village of Sarein

Second day in Tabriz we spent in search for accommodation  It was not easy…Some places were dirt cheap and filthy looking, the other ones...
Iran10 Comments »

Filtered Internet in Iran, no access to Facebook

As you may know the Internet access in Iran is very limited and filtered. Locals say that over 80% of web-site are inaccessible. They include Yotube,...
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Welcome to Iran

Welcome to Iran

Welcome to the Cradle of Civilizations! After a pretty dramatic (simply because a guy who gave us a lift to the border asked about cocaine in Ukraine...
Iran17 Comments »
Van castle - one of the oldest structures of the world

Van castle – one of the oldest structures of...

Not often one gets to see structures which were built more than 2000 years ago. When we arrived to Van people told us we should see the Van castle...
Turkey2 Comments »
Ancient inscriptions from 5 century BC in Van castle

Ancient inscriptions from 5 century BC in Van castle

Some places house very unexpected discoveries. The castle of Van being one of the oldest structures in the world seems to be underrated & its...
Turkey3 Comments »
Turkish desserts (Turkish food part 2)

Turkish desserts (Turkish food part 2)

The fact that I love sweets, I believe is no longer a secret to anybody. If this is something new for you, will confirm again : I LOVE sweets. They...
Turkey5 Comments »
To Iran or not to Iran...

To Iran or not to Iran…

This is the question… I have been debating for last couple of weeks if I should follow my beloved one, and go travelling to Iran. It has been a...
Iran21 Comments »
Crossing Euphrates into Mesopotamia

Crossing Euphrates into Mesopotamia

I had never thought before that I will ever go to Mesopotamia. This ancient name takes me back to school history books. Tigris and Euphrates, the...
TurkeyNo Comments »
Breakfast in Turkey (Turkish food part 1)

Breakfast in Turkey (Turkish food part 1)

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. And every evening I go to bed with the thought of the next morning’s breakfast…I know I...
Turkey2 Comments »
TPR Photo Quiz – 24 September

TPR Photo Quiz – 24 September

Please tell us what is the name of this image and where it was found (not where it exhibited) and you will get a postcard with this image. Travel...
TPR Photo Quiz2 Comments »
Georgia: Transport - How to

Georgia: Transport – How to

The main means of transport in Georgia so far is so called marshrutka, a minibus. They are usually old and shattered. Drivers are grim and swearing....
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Borjomi: Mineral water & The Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park

Borjomi: Mineral water & The Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park

Borjomi is a small resort town in south-central Georgia very often overlooked by visitors to Georgia. Alternatively people spend only one night...
Georgia1 Comment »
 How swastika from ancient Georgia taught me something about Ukraine

How swastika from ancient Georgia taught me something about...

Swastika is an equilateral cross with four arms bent at right angles. This sigh is usually associated with World War 2 and the Nazi regime in...
Georgia4 Comments »
Amazing golden jewelry from Colchis kingdom, Tbilisi, Georgia

Amazing golden jewelry from Colchis kingdom, Tbilisi, Georgia

On a rainy day in Tbilisi, we decided to visit the National Museum. Usually I kind of get bored in museums, however this one has caught my attention,...
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Hike to Kazbegi, Georgia

Hike to Kazbegi, Georgia

After hiking in Svaneti we could not leave Georgia without going to Kazbegi. To be in Georgia and not visit Kazbegi is like visiting Prague and not...
Georgia8 Comments »
Disappeared lamb shashlyk - Mystery uncovered

Disappeared lamb shashlyk – Mystery uncovered

Shashlyk is a form of Shish kebab popular throughout the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Pakistan, Iran, Mongolia, and Israel among other...
Georgia5 Comments »
Unusual cemeteries of Georgia

Unusual cemeteries of Georgia

For some people cemeiteries are sad places. For people from a Romanian village Săpânţa the cemetery is a happy place.  Traditionally in many...
Georgia2 Comments »
What have I got myself into...(?!)

What have I got myself into…(?!)

It has been 2 months since we have started our 1year trip. Time has passed so quickly and everything becomes a memory so fast that I can barely have...
Travel experiences24 Comments »
TPR Photo Quiz – 3 September

TPR Photo Quiz – 3 September

Khachapuri is one of the most famous Georgian meals. There are different types of this meal. Where the meal in the picture is from? What is the name...
TPR Photo Quiz3 Comments »