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Mongolia Rally Diary – Isfahan

After some lovely days in Teheran we continued south in Iran to Isfahan, a town known to be the most beautiful in Iran. It is known for its great architecture of buildings and bridges, and it used to be the capital of the Persian Empire.

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Iran

Iran was one of the highlights on the list of the 18 countries I was passing through last summer. My family and friends were skeptical to our decision to pass through a country which is often described as discriminatory and dangerous in the media – especially for women. Let me tell you, Iran from the […]

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My 2012 travels

2012 has been an exciting year for me; I have visited as much as 20 countries and am so many experiences richer. I will sum up my travel year by showing you my best travel shots from this year, and a short story for each. I hope you will enjoy – and get inspired!

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Mongolia Rally Diary: Cappadocia

Day 24 and 25. We understood that it had to be something special on the mountain plateau – it was just too many Japanese with big cameras hanging on their chest, and the buses was lined up next to the small stalls selling colorful nips to the tourists. The heat was almost unbearable when I […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Turkey continued

Day 21 to 23. From Istanbul my travel continued for just 70 kilometers before I reached my next destination: visiting a Couchsurfing friend. Murat stayed at my place last year when he was visiting Norway, and I was so excited to be able to see him again – and also meet and stay with his […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – A taste of Istanbul

We arrived Istanbul in a chaos of traffic and highways, and we had no map, nor no idea on how to get to our destination. We stopped at a gas station to ask for the way, but none of the guys there spoke a word of English – but as we never gave up trying […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Cooking Charity Chicks in action in Greece

Day 17. We passed quickly through Greece, but we had one night’s stopover at Kairos Gardens in Eleftheres. Tove is a Norwegian woman who has lived in Greece for years, and she runs this cozy guesthouse and restaurant that have a lot of Norwegian guests. When we visited there was a large group of Norwegian women […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Macedonia. Markets in Struga and small village camping

Day 15 and 16, Macedonia is known for spectacular mountains, lakes and rivers. When we arrived the country in the evening, we headed straight for a small town by Lake Orchid to spend the night. This is one of the Europe´s oldest and deepest lakes, preserving a unique aquatic ecosystem with more than 200 endemic […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Albania and city life in Tirana

Day 13 and 14. We chose to drive the mountain roads along Lake Skadar, despite we knew what was expecting us. We drove narrow roads climbing up steep mountains – but with rich and green nature, some mountain villages and a wonderful view over the lake. As I was holding my breath up and down […]

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Mongolia Rally Diary – Montenegro. Mountain roads and lake Skadar.

Day 11 and 12. We woke up on a camping just next to the roadside about 40 kilometers before Dubrovnik. We planned to have a nice stop with lunch in Dubrovnik before we headed for Montenegro – but due to a very hot car we prioritized to find a place to repair the air condition […]

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