After an already eventful 24 hours in Pakistan, we were up early for the journey to Sukkur. We were pre-warned that the roads may not be the best and that

What a mad couple of days! Left Tehran to catch a flight to Karachi (via Bahrain) what seems like days ago but was in fact only yesterday! Since then we’ve

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

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

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

After Istanbul we set off on the 700km drive to the Cappadocia region of Turkey – we were heading for a small town there called Goreme but first had to

[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

So, Istanbul (and Turkey as a whole!) wasn’t a place that either of us were ever particularly interested in visiting. The only experiences of Turkey either of us have had