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LATEST BIKING MISSION
From July 29 to Aug 9, I visited Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary. I biked a distance of 424 km from Vienna passing and visiting the cities and towns of Hainburge, Bratislava, Mosonmagyaryovar, Gyor, Kamaron, Sutto, Tat, and Solymar to my final destination Budapest. I also visited Prague and Hradiste in Czech Republic as well as Krakow and Ashuwitz in Poland. In every city or town, I met up locals, travellers, bikers and found CS and WSL hosts where I had to spend a night. As an alternative, I pitched my tent in camp for two nights. I passed all the message of love, friendship, and peace from Iran. In this mission my diet was meatfree in honor of Sadhu Vaswani Foundation. The gem of this mission was being honored to put on the T-shirt of the Way to Happiness Foundation and meet the great caring people who showered me with their loving assistance in every moment of this mission.
Visit 40 countries by the age of 40
Produce my documentary by then
Base my life only on writing to afford traveling and experiencing
Adventurous! Frank! With sense of humor! Easy going! Out going! Strict! Punctual! Committed!
I'm not a politician and I respect the law of my country and expect it to be observed when I'm hosting you in my home. Thank you!
When you can dream it, you can become it! Helen Keller
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
My first unofficial hosting was in my very early 20s when I was learning English and I hosted 3 men from Australia and 1 man from England! Their short talk with me was very inspiring!
But my first official hosting with Couchsurfing was in Oct 2014 when I met a solo backpacker hitchhiker girl from NL in Yerevan, Armenia!
And on Oct 8th 2015 I was generously hosted by a French marathonist for a night!
Now with such great feeling from CS experience in France, Belgium, and Germany I promise myself to keep myself updated with CS and host as many people I can!
In November 2015, I hosted a world traveling cyclist from Greece! In April 2016, I hosted a Swiss German. Here in Tehran, hosting is highly competitive among the very hospitable Iranians.
I've been in many five star hotels because of my job but the most enriching and authentic travelling is experienced when you're hosted! Jan from Paris, Francesco from Brussels, and Heinz from Frankfurt each with their unique hospitality made their names lasting in my travel history and memory!
When I'm home, I'd love to host, depending on my work load, to introduce the culture of CS in my family and among friends.
When I'm not home I still would like to help my CS fellows to find a host and a free guide in Tehran and perhaps other cities.
Love to go hiking and mountain climbing!
Enjoys arts (music, photography, painting, sculpture)
Loves to read about history and visit historical sites and museums!
Crazy to try and live with different cultures and foods!
Love cooking, and sharing!
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Dr. Zhivago
Book: Del-e-Koor by Esmaeel Fasih
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Biking 424 km along Danube Aug 2016
Climbing up to the summits of Alamkooh Mt (4960 m) and Tochal Mt (3960 m) both in Iran!
Sleeping in hammock for two nights in the middle of the Pacific Ocean: Waikiki, Honolulu, HI
Rock climbing! T-Roll
Night camps in rainforest jungles and mountains!
Cruising on the huge Virgo Star Cruise!
Snorkeling in the coral islands of Tioman and Phi-Phi.
Disney Land, Universal Studio, Ferrari World roller coaster rides!
Being massaged by an elephant!
Teach, Learn, Share
Dare to travel! Dare to share! And dare to embrace people as they are!
What I Can Share with Hosts
Food, accommodation, information
FREE TOUR GUIDE (student)
I can also send my students with you to accompany you and help you exploring the city, if I can't make it myself!
Countries I’ve Visited
Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In