Alone in Kordestan

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


When Roads become Rivers

After slowly curing the hangover and going back over the medieval arch bridge, we continued our way up through the scenic landscape. In this area, close to Turkey, churches were mixed up with mosques. The picturesque town of Khulo. After this town, the road became really bad. The first peak at the snow mountains of … Continue reading When Roads become Rivers

“We can’t stop here, this is Hazelnut Country!”

The next day, when we resurrected from our deep sleep, it was snowing in Akkuş. We still had 60km to go to the Black Sea, and it didn't exactly seem like it was all going down hill. So we hitched another truck going around halfway. The views out of the truck's window were spectacular, although … Continue reading “We can’t stop here, this is Hazelnut Country!”