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===Hitchhiker [[User:Fedecicco|Fede]]===
[[File:PB100104.JPG|thumb|250px| [[User: Fedecicco| Fede]] hitchhiking between Tabriz and Hamedan, panel says "No taxi, no money, no problems"]]
Iran is definitely the best country I ever visited for hitchhiking as for travel in general. Though the concept itself of hitchin hitching doesn't exist at all , people are always extremely kind, friendly and try to help you as much as they can. Very few people speak English, though learn a bit of Farsi is not very difficult and the body language of body, smiles and kindness supply any other misunderstanding. Holding a panel with clear sings signs ("No taxi") and being always strict in refusing offers (though keeping calm and kind) I avoided "cheaters all the " most of times and I've had the best encounters of my whole life, in every kind of place, from the most remote rural area to the suburbs of Tehran. You can hitch extremely easily wherever, from the motorways pay tolls for long distances, to the sidewalk of a desolate road, every time having in mind that you have to talk with the driver and explain him what hitchhiking means as why you are doing it (more than almost the whole story of your life..) . Said so, it reveals itself really supereasy. The only bad experiences I had (hitchhiking at night and being hosted by a couchsurfer with empty profile) were definitely not enough at all to change my feelings and give me either the smallest negative impression of this amazing country (though made me acknowledge it was still part of the Earth and not of the paradise, but still remaining among some the closest reality to my idea of it..!) 
Even if the cost of transportation is extremely cheap (my host in Tabriz told me, "why don't you take the bus? it costs less than 2E!") this is not a reason at all not to hitch, as most of times, it is not matter of money..!
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