Caucasus & Western Asia

They told me I could be Anything

I think it’s time to hop on the bandwagon of #inspirationalquotes and pictures to expand the blog and do silly shit to go #viral on the Internet, so here’s my first attempt! 😉 I took this photo when I was #hitchhiking in #Iran to the great city of #Shiraz. No thumb, because anyone who’s read #hitchwiki on the country knows that a thumb means something similar to a middle finger in the west. Now let’s post this picture to #Pinterest and all that stuff to get the word out there that #HitchhikingAintDead and a completely valid way of #traveling, whetherContinue reading

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Wish Tree

I’m not the superstitious kind, but I do love #wishtrees every now and then. When walking around at the archaeological site of Göbekli Tepe (close to #Şanlıurfa in #Turkey) I found one and did what anyone in need of a portion of good luck would do: get a piece of fabric, tie it somewhere on the tree and make a wish. My wishes are quite predictable, but the other time I made a wish at a wish tree in #Tbilisi, #Georgia, it actually came true for both me and my friend. And it’s a good excuse to hug a tree.Continue reading

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