Seems to be trickier to get an Iranian visa than it first seemed …

Well, this is confusing. According to the British Foreign Office, there is no Iranian embassy in London, and to apply for visas, we should go through the embassy in Dublin, which a search in the Internet has suggested doesn’t exist either. So, I had the idea to go through a …

Share this post:

Turkmenistan or Afghanistan?!

Now, there’s a question that’s very rarely asked! I’m musing about my Central Asian journey, Having now obtained my visa for Uzbekistan, I’m plotting my onward journey, which will hopefully incorporate around 2-3 weeks in Iran. However to get from Uzbekistan to Iran requires going overland through either Turkmenistan or …

Share this post:

Last day of normality

So, today is the last day I’ve got in my normal life, before I start my world trip. Over the last few days, I’ve felt weirdly ‘flat’, like I’ve been living in someone else’s dream, or like I’m dosed out on some kind of mood suppressant. It’s been really weird. …

Share this post: