Currently Browsing: August 2017


What journey? I’m here to go dirt biking!


Four seasons in one day

I left the Turkmen Ecolodge in Totli Tamak with a refreshed body and a rejuvenated soul. My destination: Mirarkola. About 5-6 hours riding back toward Tehran. A friend, Mani, had recommended it as a place to camp up in the beautiful mountains. So with nothing more than a pin drop on a map, I set […]


A whirlwind of landscapes, climate and people


Good luck, bad luck. Who knows?

Life sans passport

Hi all, Well, it was so nice to get all the messages of concern and support after the suspenseful end to that last post! Comments, texts… nice to be thought of when you’re on your lonesome. I can assure you, the whole event was as dramatic as it sounded. So in the interests of answering […]


The jewel in the crown

Sunday the 30th of July would be the day I finally got going on my motorbike. After 10 days in Tehran I was itching for the odyssey to feel real. First stop would be Kashan. A short 250km ride from Tehran. Of course I was pretty nervous about the engine and the heat and despite […]