Tag: Hiking

Alamut Valley and the castle of the Assassins: a travel guide

Alamut Valley and the castle of the Assassins: a travel guide

This post is about the beautiful Alamut Valley, the castle of the Assasins and my experience as a solo female traveller. The Alamut valley is about 4 hours north from Qazvin in the beautiful Alborz mountains. It was one of the highlights of my trip 

Masuleh Iran: a guide to the mountains of Gilan

Masuleh Iran: a guide to the mountains of Gilan

While planning for my trip to Iran I was immediately inspired by stories about the Alborz mountains and green paddy fields in the northern province of Gilan and the rooftop village of Masuleh. Unfortunately Gilan is also one of the wettest parts of Iran. When 

The Kandy to Ella train: a guide to Sri Lanka’s tea country

The Kandy to Ella train: a guide to Sri Lanka’s tea country

This post is a guide on everything you need to know about the Kandy to Ella train. This famous train ride is advertised to be one of the most spectacular train journeys in the world. Why take the Kandy to Ella train? I love trains