My new weekly travel series on PBS’s Tehran Bureau…
In Iran, press

My new weekly travel series on PBS’s Tehran Bureau…

Aug 3, 2010

Thank you Tehran Bureau! Week 1:  Zahedan Week 2:  Bam Week 3:  Bicycling across Iran Week 4:  Kurdistan Part I Week 5:  Kurdistan Part II Week 6:  Sufi Dervish Ceremony Week 7:  Road-tripping in Kurdistan Week 8:  Turkmenistan Week 9:  Couchsurfing with Hezbollah

Tehran in images

Jul 1, 2008

  this is my 1st time on broad band in the Islamic Repubic of Iran!  I am downloading a few images/sound/video before i head off on bike tomorrow (in Sh’Allah!).  Truth be told, i have done my best to download video & sound with no success.  Even though I am at a 5 start hotel’s business ...

In Iran

on dial up in Tehran…

Jun 29, 2008

Two days ago I awoke to Tabassom asking me “Did you hear the bombing!?” I was still half-asleep. She asked again, “The bombing- did you hear it at 5:00?” Well, no in fact I did not hear the bombing.  In my sleepy stupor I worried for an instant that Israel made good on their recent threat to ...

Tehrangeles Traffic

Jun 26, 2008

Arrived to Tehan yesterday.  Staying with my dear friends I stayed with last summer, the sophisticated and glamorous Tabassom & Shirin… fantastic people!  Already they are taking such good care of me that they are no doubt spoiling me for what is to come- what am i going to do when i start to ride?  who is going to take care of me ...