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 232 – 235 | Winter has come

Day 232 | Tuesday November 1 When I looked out the window of my hotelroom in the morning I was very surprised. The whole city had turned white, since the morning it had been snowing heavily. I thought it was very ironically as I had been in a rush the last 2 months to make […]

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Day 231 | To Iran?

Day 231 | Monday October 31 After early breakfast I went into to city to make the final arrangements before entering Iran. I needed to exchange euro’s to Rial (the currency in Iran) but no banks or exchange offices could do this. There was no other option than hoping that they would accept euro’s at […]

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Day 229 – 230 | To Kurdistan

Day 229 | Saturday October 29 As I had arranged most things it was time to leave Erzurum. Some days I already found a place to stay with CouchSurfing in Dogubeyazit, which is the last town before the border with Iran. Now this is 270km from Erzurum. There have been days that I would make […]

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Day 228 | Erzurum Pt. II

Day 228 | Friday October 28 When I woke up I was surprised that I was the only one in the room, while we were with 5 when we went to bed. I thought I was alone in the house but later I would find out that Merih went to her sisters rooms as the […]

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Day 226 & 227 | Erzurum

Day 226 | Wednesday October 26 The road from Bayburt to Erzurum was probably one of the most scenic routes I have taken so far. Mountain passes took me through small typical Turkish villages, I wish I had a drone to capture the beauty of it. Around 2pm I arrived at the address my CouchSurfing […]

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Day 221 – 224 | Trabzon

Day 222 | Saturday October 22 Today I went with my host Ali, who is part of the Karadeniz Technical University Energy Technologies Team to the Uni. They organized a day for students who were interested in joining the team. All people who are interested in electric cars so of course they inspected my car […]

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Day 220 & 221| Hello Goodbye

Day 220 | Thursday October 20 At 5 in the morning our alarm rang and it was time to head to the airport. One week I spent with my mother, I didn’t know how it would go as we never traveled together but I found out we have many similar ideas about things we like […]

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