Getting around Oman was gonna be a challange. Most of the places worth visiting are located in rural areas and public transport is hardly excisting. Still I didn’t want the difficulties to stop me from going there. I’d have to leave my comfort zone again to get all out of trip. Hitchhiking in Oman happened to be the easiest way to get around.
It took me a long time to book my ticket to Central Asia. I’ve been mulling whether I should go or not. When I finally purchased my ticket, I still hadn’t convinced myself if I had made the right decision, or if it was a mistake.
One of the best aspects of traveling is meeting local people. Often, I use the Couchsurfing community to meet up with locals, but also hanging out at cafes or meeting friends of friends are good opportunities. But sometimes it happens when you don’t plan on meeting locals, like the time when I went on a train ride in Azerbaijan, heading for the border with Georgia. Continue reading “Making new friends on a train ride in Azerbaijan”