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Iraq, Kurdistan, Iraqi Kurdistan, Rawanduz, Iran-Iraq border
Asia, Border Crossings, Breakaway Territories & Disputed Regions, Iran, Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Middle East

Iran-Iraq Border Crossing Report At Tamarchin/Haji Omaran

Crossing the Iran-Iraq Border Crossing at Haji Omaran Updated February 2024, Crossing the Iran-Iraq Border Crossing at Haji Omaran was originally written in June 2019 In late April 2019, I crossed Iran-Iraq border (into Iraqi Kurdistan) at the Tamarchin-Haji Omaran crossing as part of my overland trip from Afghanistan to Iraq. In this guide, I will cover how […]

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Maharloo, Maharloo Lake, Maharloo Lake Shiraz, Maharloo Lake, Iran, Maharloo Lake Fars, Maharloo Pink Lake, Pink Lake, Pink Lake Shiraz, Pink Lake Iran, Pink Lake Fars, Shiraz Pink Lake, Iran Pink Lake, Fars Pink Lake, Persia Pink Lake, Iran, Shiraz, Fars, Middle East
Asia, City Guides, Iran, Middle East, Travel Guide

Visiting Shiraz’s Pink Lake: Maharloo Lake, Iran

Visiting Shiraz’s Pink Lake: Maharloo Lake, Iran Updated February 2024, Visiting Shiraz’s Pink Lake: Maharloo Lake, Iran was originally written in April 2020 I knew very little about Shiraz prior to my visit, aside from the uber-famous Pink Nasir al Molk Mosque. When I arrived in the city I was welcomed by a friend of a friend

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Nasir al Molk Mosque, Shiraz
Asia, City Guides, Iran, Middle East, Travel Guide

Shiraz Travel Guide + 17 Things To Do In Shiraz

Shiraz Travel Guide + 17 Things To Do In Shiraz Updated June 2023, Shiraz Travel Guide + 17 Things To Do In Shiraz was originally written in April 2020 With the scent of orange blossoms in the air, I stepped out of a taxi at Vakil Bazaar after having just arrived from Hormuz Island (via

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Shah Charagh, Shah e Charagh, Shah e Cheragh Shine, Shiraz, Fars, Pars, Iran
Asia, Central Asia, Iran, Middle East, Travel Guide

Iran Itinerary For Independent Travelers

An Iran Itinerary for One Week to One Month for Independent Travelers Updated February 2024, Iran Itinerary for Independent Travelers was originally written in July 2019 “Welcome to Iran!” Said the man examining my passport* and stamping my visa paperwork at the Afghan-Iran border. All I had planned was 3 nights at Vali’s Homestay in Mashhad, after that I

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Yazd skyline, Yazd old city skyline, Yazd, Old City, Yazd Old City, Iran, Middle East, Persia
Asia, City Guides, Iran, Middle East, Travel Guide

How To Have An Epic Two Days In Yazd, Iran

How To Have An Epic 2 Days In Yazd, Iran Updated February 2024, How To Have An Epic Two Days In Yazd, Iran was originally written in April 2020 Truth be told, I almost skipped Yazd. I’d read it was too touristy, that, and paired with the fact that I’d spent too much time in Shiraz and

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Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran, Amir Bazaar, East Azerbaijan
Asia, City Guides, Iran, Middle East, Travel Guide

Tabriz Travel Guide + 9 Things To Do In Tabriz, Iran

Tabriz Travel Guide + 9 Things To Do In Tabriz, Iran Updated February 2024, Tabriz Travel Guide + 9 Things To Do In Tabriz, Iran was originally published in May 2020 I arrived to Tabriz in a blizzard at the end of April 2019. Not what I was expecting this far into spring in Iran,

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Azadi Tower, Adazi Tower Tehran, Freedom Tower, Freedom Tower Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Asia, City Guides, Iran, Middle East, Travel Guide

Two Day Tehran Itinerary + 13 Things To Do In Tehran

Two Day Tehran Itinerary + 13 Things To Do In Tehran Updated February 2024, Two Day Tehran Itinerary + 13 Things To Do In Tehran was originally published in May 2020 Tehran in many ways feels like a capital city in all the right ways. The juxtaposition of the chaotic traffic and bustle on the

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Azadi Tower, Adazi Tower Tehran, Freedom Tower, Freedom Tower Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Asia, Budget Travel, Central Asia, Iran, Middle East

How Much Does It Cost To Backpack In Iran?

Here’s How Much it Cost to Backpack Across Iran Updated January 2024, How Much it Cost to Backpack Across Iran was originally written in July 2019 I budgeted more money than I thought I would need to backpack Iran, and for good reason: you can’t just pop your debit card into an ATM or skip over

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Martian Mountains, Koh e Merrikhi, Sistan and Balochistan, Iran
Asia, Iran, Middle East

A Sistan & Balochistan Travel Guide, Iran

A Sistan & Balochistan Travel Guide: Iran Off the Beaten Path Updated December 2023, A Sistan & Balochistan Travel Guide: Iran Off the Beaten Path was originally published in April 2022 On my most recent trip back to Iran, the top of my to-do list was to travel around the rarely-visited-by-foreigners and far-flung province of Sistan

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