2,500 Kilometers in twelve days was quite a trip to make. The route: Shiraz – Kerman – Yazd – Isfahan – Kashan – Teheran. As I have already traveled to many countries, I considered myself to be open-minded for this journey. I felt all the more prepared because I have visited Iran’s neighbors Turkey and Pakistan.
After my trip, many people asked me about my most significant experience. In reflection, it is my realization that I had and probably have prejudices. The most important preconception: Iran is a developing and unprosperous country. I now witnessed that Iran is a wealthy country – and this despite the sanction it has suffered from for decades. … more