I was on my way to Hauraman, some Villages high up in the kurdish mountains, and famous for the extreme serpents leading there. It was end of May and the beginning of the iranian summer. The sun was burning and the road going mostly uphill, so when i saw a water place at the side … Continue reading Snow in Summer
After our adventures in the East Azerbaijan Province, Hsiang-Hsin decided she would like to spend some time travelling alone. So we split up, to meet later in Tehran, and i went south to discover the iranian province of Kordestan, home of the kurdish people and to beautiful mountainous landscapes. I don't know why, but there … Continue reading Alone in Kordestan
https://vimeo.com/352812216 During our trip we slowly discovered the musical potential of bicycles. We started to put our bikes on the stage and playing on them during our concerts. We gradually also had more and more ideas of music instruments, using bicycle parts as the main material. However, with us always on the move and neither … Continue reading Music from Bicycles
I am happy to announce that we are appearing on a compilation of the Tehran based label "Noise A Noise". Despite the labels name it's not only noise music but a very eclectic variety of sounds, but with an focus on noisy and experimental approaches. We are contributing our track "Peyote", which was recorded live … Continue reading Noise A Noise 19.2
If you remember, just when we left the plains around Mount Ararat, and started to go uphill, the sky darkened, there were strong winds, and our drinking water was finished. On top of it my bicycle started to behave weirdly and i had to push it. The next humans settlement seemed very far, so we … Continue reading Sheeps, Sheeps and Sheeps!
Just like Yeravan, the plains we cycled through now, always close to the turkish border, were dominated by Mt. Ararat, of which i made a looot of pictures... It's a bit hard to see, but following this traktor ploughing the field, there was a bunch of crows and two storks, hopping behind, lurking for worms … Continue reading Majestic Mount Ararat
We already knew we wouldn't spend too much time in Armenia. We were kind of eager to get to Iran, because we were afraid it would get too hot later on. So we planned to hitchhike most of the way, also because Armenia is really, really mountainious. Our first stop was Yerevan, where Hsiang-Hsin would … Continue reading Fast Forward through Armenia