Caspian Sea between Lenkeran and Astara:
From Astara train station by taxi to the border point in downtown Astara. Then on foot crossing into Iran, the border procedure was a little bit chaotic, but without any problems. People were very friendly.
Already on the other side of the border - Iranian Astara:
Taxi trip Astara - Tabriz (350 km by taxi, for 20 USD per person):
Our quite un-basic accomodation in Tabriz:
Excursion to the Orumieh salt lake and to Kendovan village.
Orumieh salt lake:
Back to Tabriz
Having tea with some friendly Iranians:
Euro-adapter for the toilet:
A Christian church in Tabriz: