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Bruno spent two weeks driving through Iran in order to reunite with me in Turkey. Though his time was short – and primarily transit rather than travel – he managed to take a few photos of Iran that give us not lucky enough to have visited a glimpse into its culture, architecture, landscape, and people. Enjoy!

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It’s impossible to visit Saudi Arabia as a tourist, so our three-day transit visa would have to suffice. A country suffused with mystery and forbidden exoticism, I was looking forward to the glimpse I would get into Saudi Arabian life. The journey., however, was filled with unexpected challenges that left us racing for the U.A.E. border.

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In two-and-a-half years of traveling overland with Bruno, we’ve never driven 425km in a single day. Never been on the road for twelve hours straight. Never arrived after dark to our accommodation. And never fallen into bed quite this shattered. I’m lucky this is only my first time experiencing this kind of day, I decide. I’m pretty lucky in general, actually.

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