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Most and least tourist-friendly countries….really?

So the World Economic Forum has just released a list of the world’s most and least tourist-friendly countries…but I’m not quite convinced by the results! Places like Iceland, New Zealand, or Morocco, came out on top as the friendliest countries in the world but Bolivia, Venezuela, and Russia all hug the bottom of the list….

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Photo Flashbacks…Health & Safety in Iran!

[singlepic id=4158 w=340 h=520 float=center] Just one of the pics that left us open mouthed in Iran – a child riding in the back of a pick up truck on the motorway! We were continuously amazed by the amount of

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Photo Flashbacks…Mental Traffic in Iran

[singlepic id=4059 w=620 h=440 float=center] Believe it or not, this ISN’T a car park! It’s just an ordinary day in the centre of Tehran – one of the worst cases of ‘traffic’ we’ve ever encountered! 🙂 Have you got any

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Iran in pictures 0

Thought we’d do this post just to give you a pictorial idea of Iran!.. Iranian flags: [singlepic id=895 w=620 h=440 float=center] Vast and arid landscape outside of the cities: [singlepic id=854 w=620 h=440 float=center] Mosques: [singlepic id=875 w=620 h=440 float=center] Very

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Back to Tehran, and a change of plan… 1

I’m sat writing this back in the hotel lobby in Tehran. We arrived back here yesterday just before 3pm after a journey which wasn’t as bad as expected! It flew by actually, but I think that was mostly because Richard

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Bridges and Bongos in Esfahan 0

En route to Esfahan we visited a Tabatabaei Historical House – a really grand, rural household which gave us a great insight into how people used to live in that part of the country. It was getting so hot by

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The holiday is over and now the real adventure begins! 5

In our last post we asked you to wish us luck for the next couple of weeks – this is because we’re heading into a couple of countries that not a lot of people ever venture into for varying reasons!

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We’re in Iran and are instant millionaires! 2

[singlepic id=820 w=620 h=440 float=center]Just got to Tabriz in Iran. Very hot here but we are now official millionaires having just exchanged our cash for Iranian Rial! A heads up to our ‘Facebook Friends’ and Twitter Followers – both FB

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