No Shiraz for us in Shiraz and what is a Yadz?


Today our plan is to get going early so we can make some of the 467 km in the cooler part of the day. We are headed south on the Gulf coast road to Shiraz. Dan got up at 520 for some sunrise shots in the square.… Read the rest

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Is it Isfahan or Esfahan? Either way a stunning place to visit.



Today we are headed south on the Gulf Coast highway to Isfahan 462 km away.

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Step one get out of the city, which is much easier than getting in as the highway is only about 3-4 km away. We needed to meet the guide on the street and then fend off all the people who wanted photos so we could get moving.… Read the rest

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Astara and Tehran… a crash (not literal) course in Iran.


4 hours of sleep is not enough after such a long ride. We had also not set the phone ahead and did not log onto wifi and so we were already 30 min late getting up. We scarfed down some breakfast and rushed down to the parking to find the guys packed up of course.… Read the rest

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Will we finally make it to Persia?

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When we came out to the bikes at the apartment this morning there was a card from a local moto shop put there by a friend of the owner. Moto Shop Armenia. You will not find them on a google search for shops or service.… Read the rest

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What Really Matters Interview!

WorldWide Ride: Sara & Daniel Pedersen Ride Around the World on Motorcycles

This in an interview we did recently as a part of a podcast series. We hope you enjoy it!



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Will we be riding across Iran :) or Taking the dreaded “ferry” across the Caspian :(



Well first man down Trevor has been fighting a cold for a few days. Since it is Friday and we have no news yet from Tehran we decided on another day at the lake to laze about.

Dan’s voltage meter has been below 14.1 for the last few days.… Read the rest

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Armenia…Not sure what to expect…The unexpected?



We were busy at the moto shop with the shock and Trevor and Orvar had taken a day ride up to the battle of Didgori  monument and then they planned to leave for Armenia, but checking there spot they were not back to the hotel yet.… Read the rest

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Lulu’s resting up for the ride East.

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We must be in Yerevan Armenia  to apply for the Iran visas, but as yet we do not have actuation numbers. So essentially we have time on our hands.


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Today we are riding on the back roads from Gori to the capital Tbilisi where we will bunk in for 3 or 4 days.… Read the rest

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This is an Adventure not a Holiday


We woke to a sunny day. The idea today is to ride into Ushguli and then tomorrow continue on the dirt road past there in a loop  and we plan to get to the capital Tbilisi the day after.

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We were a bit concerned about the amount of rain and the condition of the “road” after Ushguli.… Read the rest

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Georgia on My Mind.


We have a short day planned today with just 2o6 km to Batumi Georgia. This gives us lots of time since there is the border to deal with and a 1 hour time change.

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The ride was pretty uneventful. We did stop for a quick power wash after the rain and mountain roads.… Read the rest

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