We have had fantastic driving through Eastern Turkey and beautiful scenery. Some roads are very good and some very bad. We are now negotiating Iranian customs. Only 4 checkpoints and 2 hours so far! From now on our mobile phones do not work for 12 days, but you can send a message free to our satellite phone no. 8816 3157 5241 from the Iridian SMS page at www.gmpcs-uk.com Let us know your news!