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Karun: Misadventures On Iran’s Longest River with Tom Allen: Zero To Travel Podcast

Released Tuesday, 17th November 2015
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What is the best way to discover the truth about a place and its people?
In this episode of the Zero To Travel Podcast, you'll hear from author, traveler, and adventure film maker Tom Allen.
He and his buddy Leon McCarron just produced the film Karun- chronicling a recent journey along Iran’s longest river- from source to sea.
You'll gain a new perspective of Iran and see why the Iranian people are famous for their hospitality. You may even be inspired to plan your next trip there!
You'll Learn:
The true definition of 'adventurer'Why Iran is one of the most misunderstood countries in the worldThe creative process for an adventure film makerWhy film is the best way to tell a story about a destination (see what it is really like there)Why the Iranian authorities may question you if you're filming (and how to avoid trouble)How a local Iranian family will invite you into their home (for sweet tea, a meal, and a bed)How to balance film making and travelHow intellectual and physical challenges make for a good storyHow to get involved in a global screening of KarunAnd much more!
Resources mentioned:
Tom AllenLeon McCarrenKarun FilmPersonal & Meaningful Journeys By Bicycle: Epic Bike Rides With Tom AllenLocation IndieExtra Pack of PeanutsExtra Pack of Peanuts- Karun: Leon McCarren
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