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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 […]

River at Ani - Border Turkey Armenia

Hiking experiences in Kurdistan

Picnic in the mountains of Amedi So in Iraqi Kurdistan I stayed one day with a nice guy in Amedi and we had a great picnic in the Mountains. The next day I decided to go hiking in the mountains. The people told me it is dangerous to go alone in the mountains but there […]

Kurdish friendliness

The typical Kurd is more wide than tall, wears a sash around his belly and is super hospitable – especially to foreigners. The least he will do for you is to invite you to a glass of Chai. But most of the time you get invited to lunch, dinner or even to stay for a […]