Day 251 & 252 | Kashan

Day 251 | Sunday November 20 At my next stop in Kashan I was supposed to stay at a friend of someone I met in Tehran. Last night I received a message that they had to get out of town. I had a look at the replies on my Instagram post and there were many […]

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Day 246 & 247 | Sustainability & Cars in Tehran

Day 246 | Tuesday November 15 Today started with a second meeting at NRI. The researchers explained me their renewable energy programs. They are in the progress of creating a battery car with a micro turbine inside. An interesting and intelligent concept. I interviewed them about the projects and how sustainability is being applied in […]

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Day 245 | More cars in Tehran

Day 245 | Monday November 14 With professor Afshar I went to the R&D department of Saipa. Saipa is Iran’s biggest car manufacturer. A representative came to the presentation yesterday and invited me to come over. They gave a presentation about the brand and their plans to produce their own electric car. The car will […]

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Day 244 | A lot of cars in Tehran

Day 244 | Sunday November 13 One of the journalists who interviewed me yesterday was part of Asbebokhar, it’s a Youtube channel about cars in general and they wanted to meet me to make a movie about the car. I met them in a deserted part of the city were some buildings were destroyed. They […]

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Day 242 & 243 | Tehran

Day 242 | Friday November 11 Time to head to Tehran. It was over 200km and Ali arranged a recharge place at his family in Karaj. When I got there I had 37% left and it could be possible to reach Tehran. Because there were enough possibilities to charge the car in the chance I […]

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Day 239 – 241 | While in Iran

Day 239 | Tuesday November 8 The last week I got behind with a lot of work and as I was alone in the house and with a decent internet connection I catched up with that. Day 240 | Wednesday November 9 A long day awaited me, I wanted to cover a distance of 300km […]

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Day 236 | Khoy

Day 236 | Saturday November 5 Maku Mr. Behrouz took me into town to get an Iranian SIM-card, now I can call and use internet on my phone. There are some restrictions on internet in Iran though. All the populair social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are blocked so I use a VPN […]

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Day 235 | Entering Iran

Day 235 | Friday November 4 I ended the latest blog on this day before I crossed the border. As I’m out of Iran now I will share all my experiences so from here I pick it up again. Border Crossing Crossing the border was actually an easy process. To be honest, the easiest border […]

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Day 237 | Tabriz

Day 237 | Sunday November 6 Sightseeing Shahin my hosts took me for a tour through the town. We visited an museum which showed artifacts like pots, pans, cutlery, guns and more stuff from the old days. The city is very vivid and feels authentic. Not many tourists visit this place. My plan for today was […]

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