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India Part 2 – Desert, Jungle, Beach

India Part 2 – Desert, Jungle, Beach

Flying from Srinagar we reached Amritsar around noon. Since we had plenty of time before we could catch a night bus heading further south to Sri Ganganagar and finally Jasialmer on the western end of Rajasthan, we decided to explore the city a little bit….

Welcome to India – too good to be true

Welcome to India – too good to be true

Delhi After our ridiculous welcome experience (read here) we went to Pahar Ganj by foot without any problem the next day. Well, besides that walking wasn´t so easy for me since I had a small food poisoning. The boss of…

The Pahar Ganj Conspiracy – An Anecdote

The Pahar Ganj Conspiracy – An Anecdote

Since we had the plan to go to Pahar Ganj, the cheapest place to find hostels in Delhi (but also something like the red light and drug district), we booked one in advance to escape all the tricksters and crazyness on the way. It is nothing special that you would get cheated in doing the most simple things. Booking a train ticket for example was…

Iran Part 2 – Behind Closed Doors

Iran Part 2 – Behind Closed Doors

While there were at least some lonely farms on the way from Tehran to Kashan, as we headed further down south the typical desert landscape intensified. The abandoned houses and dried out farms, just as lonely as this triste roadside playground, felt like tiny Islands in a big, big emptiness…

Iran Part 1 – The Hidden Beauty

Iran Part 1 – The Hidden Beauty

You may remember that we crossed the border in southern Armenia to Iran. After we managed to come out of the middle of nowhere behind the border, a surprisingly beautiful and hospitable country was opening its door for us…

The unknown Republic of Nagorno Karabakh

The unknown Republic of Nagorno Karabakh

After we organized a Visa in the embassy of the republic of Nagorno Karabakh in Yerevan, we catched a minibus (Marshroutka) to Stepanakert, the capital city. Even if the Nagorno Karabakh war is said to be over since 1994 the self proclaimed republic is still in the middle of one of the long lasting unsolved conflicts on our planet…

Armenia – A thrilling experience

Armenia – A thrilling experience

After our trip to Karabach we were heading south in direction of the iranian border. What we experienced here stands in big contrast to our quite negative feelings from Yerevan. Even hitch hiking worked in a really great way again…

Caucasian primary forest – Lagodekhi

Caucasian primary forest – Lagodekhi

The town of Lagodekhi is situated in the north-eastern corner of Georgia. The adjacent forest is covering the slopes of the greater Caucasus and is protected within the same-named national park, which is by the way the oldest of the…

Tblisi

Tblisi

The city is actually really nice compared to other capital cities of former Soviet Union countries. It was a good place to get all kind of information, meet people and other travellers and enjoy the amazing food and drinks as well as the realxed mood of Georgian people…

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