In the streets of Iran



“(…) What lessons can be drawn from the 3000 kilometers I hitchhiked across Iran and the time spent with my thirteen hosts? The country is safe, anti-Western hostility non-existent. On the contrary, Iranians proved exceptionally welcoming and hospitable. Iran is fascinating in many ways and turns out to be a lot more complex than Western prejudice sometimes let us believe. Couchsurfing might only give access to a reduced sample of the population, members being mostly young, educated, speak English and have liberal views. Nonetheless, it deserves credit for highlighting the plurality of a rapidly changing society…”

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