Couchsurfing In Iran (eBook)
Revealing A Hidden World
de Stephen Orth
Sobre o livro
InCouchsurfing in Iran, award-winning author Stephan Orth spends sixty-two days on the road in this mysterious Islamic republic to provide a revealing, behind-the-scenes look at life in one of the worlds most closed societies. Experiencing daily the two Irans that coexist side by sidethe theocracy, where people mourn their martyrs in mausoleums, and the hide-and-seekocracy, where people hold secret parties and seek worldly thrills instead of spiritual blisshe learns that Iranians have become experts in navigating around their countrys strict laws. Getting up close and personal with locals, he covers more than 5,000 kilometers, peering behind closed doors to uncover the inner workings of a country where public show and private reality are strikingly opposed.
"A fascinating, irreverent tale of freestyle travel through a notoriously unfree land." Mike Spencer Bown, author ofThe Worlds Most Travelled Man
A breezy narrative that offers a couch-level view of Iran that you wont find in travel guides.Kirkus Review