Travel Blogs from Shiraz, Iran

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Hello, I love you, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Hello, I love you

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... young boy shouted from his bike, 'I love yooouuuuuuuu!!!!'. I'm sure they've kept some of those famous fermented grapes hidden somewhere. Shiraz - the town of love. We went to see the Jameh Mosque which was big and old and then walked for ages to ...

Red Red Wiiiiiiiine, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Red Red Wiiiiiiiine

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... to return !!! We had purchased our tickets and we were on our way to the home of the red wine that is know as Shiraz !!! Amazingly, I managed to make another mate on the bus. Not being very popular in either Australia or the UK, the Iranians love me. A ...

kokkupuude tsensuuriga, Esfahan-Shiraz, Iran travel blog

kokkupuude tsensuuriga

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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Hotellist välja tshekkamise päev. Vahetame hunniku raha ja tuvastame, et raamatukogu internetipunktis on reisijutuleht sedapuhku liigitatud iraanivaenulikuks. Mis teha. Hotellis töötab, nagu näha. Lennuk Shirazi läheb 19:20. Manustame ...

Shiraz – finally

Shiraz – finally "proper sightseeing"

A travel blog entry by camer

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... Ebrahima – Mosen’a, ktory studiuje w Goeteborgu w Szwecji. Dzieki jego znajomosci naturalnych atrakcji w okolicach Shiraz ruszlismy rano nad wodospad, gdzie zrobilismy sobie krotki piknik. Pozniej powrocilismy do Shiraz, spotkalismy sie ...

Chunky Kitkats and Dunkin Donuts!, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Chunky Kitkats and Dunkin Donuts!

A travel blog entry by nifadventures

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... 2 days!! I only ventured out on the last evening to go and get pizza and chips!!! (An authentic last meal in Iran!) Even the airport in Shiraz was very civilised – and there were chunky kitkats, snickers and bountys!! And even better – my bag ...

Iranian guides!!!, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Iranian guides!!!

A travel blog entry by passportday2010

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... you spend 24/7 with them and you feel like you have known them for years.  There were 20 of us leaving today, all going to Shiraz to stay in a hotel before we all take our flights etc in the next few days. Going to miss Trav and the Irish, the family ...

BVAWT026 - OISS, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

BVAWT026 - OISS

A travel blog entry by bva

OISS - Shiraz International ...

The Road to Shiraz (and I don't mean wine), Shiraz, Iran travel blog

The Road to Shiraz (and I don't mean wine)

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92

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We left Ahwaz around 7:30 a.m. headed to Shiraz (with a stop in Bishapur) in the southcentral portion of Iran (and to the east of Ahwaz). We spent the first couple hours driving through endless gas fields to the south and east of Ahwaz (including the ...

Shirazzzzzzz!, Shīrāz, Iran travel blog

Shirazzzzzzz!

A travel blog entry by danialw

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... mosque which combines stained glass design with Islamic calligraphy, and Eram Garden, which is one of Shiraz's most beautiful gardens. One thing I absolutely love about Iran is the abundant parks everywhere, in almost every city there are so many parks ...

Iran out of clever titles for my blog...., Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Iran out of clever titles for my blog....

A travel blog entry by ware_daniel

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... were all on strike.  Otherwise, the bazaar was very interesting. After our day visit in Tehran we flew to Shiraz, in the southern part of Iran.  We'll return to Tehran at the end of the trip for a more in-depth experience, including the Imam ...

I won't wine about this place, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

I won't wine about this place

A travel blog entry by laurencegarner

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8 Shiraz The people of this city are known to be a relaxed and lazy, so I knew I would fit right in. The city had some lovely sights; mausoleums with beautiful gardens and as we are used to now, large, beautifully designed and decorated Mosques. The ...

Step by Step, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Step by Step

A travel blog entry by ware_daniel

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... interesting story of his rise once we’ve visited his tomb. After a day full of ancient history, we headed back to Shiraz for a relaxing evening. During the hunt for some food in the evening I ended up experiencing once again why Alexander the Great ...

Shiraz, Iran: Broken Bus & No Wine in Shiraz, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Shiraz, Iran: Broken Bus & No Wine in Shiraz

A travel blog entry by samber

... . IRR 120,000 : US$4. Hotel: Anvari Hotel. IRR 500,000 : US$16 per night dbl room incl. private bathroom no breakfast. Driver: Shiraz to Persepolis, Naqsh-e Rostam and Naqsh-e Rajab dep 10:00 arr back in Shiraz 14:45. IRR 700,000 : US$23 plus we gave ...

Message from Iran (via Ian), Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Message from Iran (via Ian)

A travel blog entry by sambarker

... not been affected by the violence in Iran. He hasn't been in Tehran for the violence, he left before it began and is in Shiraz. No, they don't make wine there, apparently the Australians stole the name and gave it to their wine or something like that. He ...

The City of Nightengales, Poets, Gardens and Love!, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

The City of Nightengales, Poets, Gardens and Love!

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92

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... gardens. Hafez (the nickname for “one who can recite the Quran from memory”) was a 14th century poet from Shiraz who is revered in Iran. In fact, he seemed to be a bit of a rock star. Bahman told me that most Iranians can recite his ...

Shiraz and Persepolis, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Shiraz and Persepolis

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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... téléphone en 2 jours dans le cas où on aurait besoin d’aide). La plus grande attraction autour de Shiraz est Persepolis, l’ancienne capitale de l’Empire Achaemenid, le premier grand empire qui s’étalait de l’Ethiopie à ...

52 Degrees and Rising, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

52 Degrees and Rising

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... did before, the young man wrote his name and number and urged to call him if we ever have any problems in Shiraz or at any other place in Iran. We are already losing count of people who help us out in this country.  While Dasha was taking a break ...

First hitchhiking in Iran, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

First hitchhiking in Iran

A travel blog entry by fiscarlos

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... since he could wait a whole day). He found a quite dusky trucker, that could take me 300 km down the road (100 km from Shiraz where I was headed). After we started to drive Khalil, the trucker, pulled out a propane-burner to toast some sort of drugs he ...

Persepolis, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Persepolis

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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Persepolis se trouve a une soixantaine de km au nord-est de Shiraz. Elle représente les plus grands succès de l'Empire achéménide... et sa défaite finale. Les restes de monumentales portes, d'escaliers impressionnants, de statues et sculptures de ...

linnatuur, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

linnatuur

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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Hommikul bukime järgmiseks päevaks tuuri Persepolisesse koos lisadega. Saame päevaks kaasa bukleti, et valida ülehomseks välja üks loodusematk. Käime kindluses Arg-e Karim Khani, kus tehakse hoolega remonti. Üks torn on viltu, ja mitte vähe. ...

Home of the poets, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Home of the poets

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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Shiraz is home to some of Iran's most famous poets and our Mount Sabalan friends. They kindly took us on a tour of the city and we dined in a trendy shopping mall that evening. We are grateful for their friendship...and the petroleum ...

The City of Poets, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

The City of Poets

A travel blog entry by kktong

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... away before they get confiscated.  We quickly did what was advised and boarded the aircraft. The flight from Tehran to Shiraz took about 2 hours, the flight was uneventful but scenic. We flew past the Zagros Mountains, which runs North/South to the ...

Nightengales, Poets, Gardens and Love Part Deux!, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Nightengales, Poets, Gardens and Love Part Deux!

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92

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... stalls before reaching the area known as the Nomad's Bazaar, which is an area where local crafts are sold. Each region of Iran has a specialty and in Shiraz, the specialty is the inlaid wood designs. Bahman took me to a shop run by a man he knew (of ...

Sloppy soup, pommes grenades and cold kebabs, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Sloppy soup, pommes grenades and cold kebabs

A travel blog entry by dinovagabond

... come here is to visit the ruins of Persepolis. We decided that we would go to Persepolis tomorrow.   The streets of Shiraz were pretty empty. Most businesses were closed. We didnt see anything major. The only thing worth mentioning was that we ...

Persepolis e Pasargada (prox. Shiraz), Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Persepolis e Pasargada (prox. Shiraz)

A travel blog entry by asia2010

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... ;           Sem grande importância estratégica, religiosa ou industrial, Shiraz é hoje um centro administrativo e mais conhecida por suas universidades, que também conferem um clima mais avant-garde e ...

In the Persian Empire!, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

In the Persian Empire!

A travel blog entry by kabsa2laksa

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... Shiraz, and went straight to Niayesh hotel in Shiraz, a great boutique hostel in Shiraz and amply recommended. Shiraz is the archeological center of Iran, with many antique archeological sites that one can visit during a day trip. I booked my tour for ...

Persepolis - ancient glory, modern wonder, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Persepolis - ancient glory, modern wonder

A travel blog entry by skiwiman

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... the rest of the trip. First stop was the Qu'ran Gate (Darvazeh-ye Quran) the original entrance to the city of Shiraz. It is an ancient Persian custom, still practised by some that all travellers pass underneath a Quran before undertaking a journey. The ...

Kashan to Shiraz, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Kashan to Shiraz

A travel blog entry by lkidner

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... plane the next day (and Gianluca was heading to Turkey), and then I could get the bus to Esphahan, and hopefully a midnight train to Shiraz. We arrived in Naien through the means of course by hith-hiking. This was a much more modern truck, but the only ...

Shiraz, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Shiraz

A travel blog entry by melindaoba

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... perse depuis plus de 2000 ans. Connue comme la Maison de la Connaissance, la Cité des Roses et la Cité des Jardins, Shiraz est devenue synonyme d’éducation, de rossignols, de poésie et de vin. C'est vraiment une ville vraiment agréable. Elle ...

Persepolýs - A day at the ruins, Shiraz, Iran travel blog

Persepolýs - A day at the ruins

A travel blog entry by dinovagabond

... out on the side of the walls of a large mountain (also partly copýed from wýkýpedýa :)). From there we went back to Shiraz. Connor and I slept for pretty much the whole way. When we got to Shiraz, we gave the happy driver 120 000 Rials. It was ...

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