Tuesday, December 15, 2009

German travel info, hikers on trial

For those looking for some travel info in German (I suspect Swiss German), have a look at Reisetipps Nordirak/Kurdistan, who also kindly linked here.

Those US hikers who wandered into Iran are now going to be put on trial for spying. Some people on this forum believe they must be CIA. I suspect the CIA would be a lot more professional than sending young hippie hikers to check out the border. From the little I've read of those arrested, they don't seem to be spy types. The Iranian foreign minister said the hikers had "suspicious aims."