Iranian Women Love Cycling

Iranian Women Love Cycling

I am a British Iranian woman and I’ve been cycling the world for 2 years.  I’m currently pedalling across Brazil my 16th country by bicycle.  On the 10th September 2016 the Supreme Leader of Iran issued a Fatwa against women cycling in public. Before...
Iran

Iran

I arrive in Tehran with the British Foreign Office advising against all but essential travel to Iran.  I sure wish I had listened to the warnings.  I spend 5 weeks backpacking Iran on my own.  As you can see from my photos, it was a very dangerous thing to do. I mean,...
A Day in the Rice Fields of Iran

A Day in the Rice Fields of Iran

To give you better insight into life in the rice fields of Iran, a short video accompanies this blog.  This may be normal every day life for the people here but it’s a completely new experience for me.  In Britain, we don’t have rice fields. It’s my...
Happiness

Happiness

One of the greatest positives about ditching the package holidays and getting off the beaten track for your annual leave experience, is getting to see so many different ways of living. So what’s so great about that you ask? Seeing so many different lives...
No Escape from Taromsa

No Escape from Taromsa

  Still full from last nights extravaganza of Iranian dishes, I feel a small sense of horror to be wakening up in Taromsa at dawn to the sounds and smells of Mohmeni preparing breakfast.  Taromsa in the morning sure is a pretty occurrence as the video below...