Well – I am back from my Iranian adventure!
I am pleased to say that I managed to climb Damavand, the highest mountain in Iran and the highest volcano in Asia. I will write further blogs describing the trip, including photos and, perhaps, videos over the next days and weeks.
Although obtaining the visa to enter Iran was a little stressful, hopefully the bureaucracy will ease now that the political deal over nuclear development in Iran seems to have been done. Iran appears to be a country with much potential. The people we met were invariably friendly and curious.
Now might be a time to visit before the tourist industry fully develops. So, if you are thinking about it, do something about it!
So to start with, here is a copy of my visa: