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Gibraltar panorama

Hitchhiking the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain to Morocco

This¬†summer some very pleasant circumstances kept me in Europe way longer than expected (and my mind away from writing). Anyway, after two good months in Spain and Portugal finally I reached the Strait of Gibraltar, 15 km stormy sea that separate me from my dream of hitchhiking through Africa. There are several ferries going from […]

Look how excited we were getting into Afghanistan

Ben made a video about our detour to Afghanistan. Check out how excited we’ve been about getting into Afghanistan and how our excitement changed after one week in jail in Afghanistan. Also check out my updated report and the full story how we got detained, interrogated and imprisoned for a week in Afghanistan. How not to […]

Backpackers in Afghanistan

How not to travel in Afghanistan

What the fuck? What a trip! Since Afghanistan was the last Persian country I didn’t visit so far I wanted to go there all the time. Anyway I didn’t expect my short journey to this place to be so exciting. When I applied for the Tajik visa in Bishkek I applied for a double entry […]

Church in Mtskheta near Tbilisi

Coming to Georgia and exploring the beauties of Abkhazia

When I came to Georgia I spent a good week in Tbilisi waiting for the visa for Kazakhstan getting my camera repaired and were having some great CouchSurfing experiences. The first day in Tbilisi I just crushed the CouchSurfing meeting and asked for a couch. Uli, a great guy from Germany was so friendly to […]

Astara cage fight and how to survive without money

  After I have seen a lot of Azerbaijan, the land of fire, and I got my Iranian visa just in time (one working day before my Azerbaijan visa ran out) it was time to leave to Iran. I decided to change the means of transportation from shared taxis and mashrutkas to hitchhiking. Getting out […]