In the Omo Valley of southwestern Ethiopia, time has stood still. Here, the stubborn adventurer is rewarded with tribal people who live in harmony with nature. It is...
Author Søren Bonde
Søren is an adventurer, founder of the lecture site "vagabonde.dk" and director and partner in Panorama Travel. He is also a passionate photographer and author of a book (about Peru) and several articles. Søren has a master's degree. in music ethnology with studies in theology and medieval history and has over 10 years of experience in the travel industry. He has traveled the world since he was 21 years old and has visited many places where very few tourists get to. That is why he received De Berejstes Klub's honorary award - the Folkersen Prize - in 2015.
Although it has become a comprehensive travel CV with visits to over 85 countries, Søren prefers to go in depth with the destinations. Iran and the countries along the Silk Road, with their exciting cultural history and difficult geography, have always been some of his favorite destinations. Thus, he annually visits Iran and the countries of Central Asia, but also the Horn of Africa and Central and South America are areas that Søren has great knowledge of and constantly returns to.
Søren is a country expert on Iran and the Silk Road (Central Asia and Xinjiang). He has traveled on the Silk Road since 1995 and in Iran since 2004. In total, he has spent many months at the destinations, both solo and as a tour guide and in many remote corners of the region. He has given numerous lectures across the country and also teaches cultural history about Iran and about the Silk Road at the universities (FU) in Copenhagen, Odense, Kolding and Aalborg.
Iran is a beautiful country that many people do not really have a positive knowledge of. In this article, Søren comes with his personal experiences of traveling in Iran.
Samarkand. Just the name oozes adventure and mystery. The city's magnificent buildings, ancient history and strategic location on Silkevejen have at all times ...