18th of August 2017 (27 Mordad 1396), 45°C, clear sky and high humidity (just like a Sauna). Arrived in Bandar Abbas very early in the morning, thus took a nap at the bus terminal before contacting my host, Iman, a religious bank clerk in his thirties.
16th of August 2017 (25 Mordad 1396), 36°C, cloudy and light wind. Spent the entire day on a bus full of noisy Afghans and Pakistanis.
15th of August 2017 (24 Mordad 1396), 37°C, cloudy and light wind. It was a special day, a day of intangible culture.
13th of August 2017 (22 Mordad 1396), 40°C, clear sky and no wind. Arrived at Shiraz, after another long bus ride (12h), around 5 am. Since everything was still closed and I was exhausted because it’s very uncomfortable to sleep on this buses, stayed at the bus station sleeping on a bench untill 8 am.
12th of August 2017 (21 Mordad 1396), 45°C (yes, forty five, it’s not a mistake!), clear sky and no wind. Arrived in Shushtar after a 10h bus drive from Esfahan.
10th of August 2017 (19 Mordad 1396), 38°C, clear sky and no wind. Started the day realising that I got parasites…
09th of August 2017 (18 Mordad 1396), 39°C, clear sky and no wind. Arrived at the capital of the Safavid empire the day before.
05th of August 2017 (14 Mordad 1396), 39°C, clear sky and no wind. Left Tehran on a bus to Kashan (4€) at 6pm, around 9pm was arriving at the 7000 years old city.
01st of August 2017 (10 Mordad 1396), 32°C, smog and no wind. Had a nice bread, cheese, nuts and banana milkshake breakfast with Arta. After which he took me to visit the Sa’d Abad Palace.
29th of July 2017 (7 Mordad 1396), 35°C, clear sky and no wind. Arrived at Bandar Anzali around 6pm and, as I was unable to find a Couchsurfing host prior to my arrival, decided to try the Couchsurfing Hang Out