I’ve been a member of couchsurfing.org for a couple of years. I’ve hosted people and been hosted, but mostly I used it to meet people in new cities–particularly in Tunis and Cairo, where most members don’t host travelers, but instead … Continue reading
Some photos from Urmia and an afternoon in Tabriz.
“..also spelled Nouruz, Norouz, Norooz, Narooz, Nawru, Nauruz, Nawroz, Noruz, Nohrooz, Novruz, Nauroz, Navroz, Naw-Rúz, Nowroj, Navroj, Nevruz, Newroz, Navruz, Navrez, Nooruz, Nauryz, Nevruz, Nowrouz.” Stupid variable transliteration conventions! I arrived in Iran about a week before the beginning of … Continue reading
Yes, Iran is safe. Stop being such a fretful ninny. When I told my friends that I got a visa for Iran, and was thus a step closer to fulfilling a dream I’ve had for almost twenty years, most of … Continue reading