Karun: Misadventures On Iran’s Longest River with Tom Allen

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 filmmaker 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 on 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 world
  • The creative process for an adventure filmmaker
  • Why 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 travel
  • How intellectual and physical challenges make for a good story
  • How to get involved in a global screening of Karun
  • And much more!

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Looking for more Zero To Travel Podcasts?  Check out the archives!

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