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... Paddle boats for hire sit forlornly on the dry river bed.
I could spend thousands of words describing the splendour of it all. But I will let my inadequate pictures speak for me.
It isn't all wonderful - it's a big city with a population over 2 million and manic drivers!
Everone is surprised when I tell them Liz and I were in Iran 35 plus years ago. I can't wait to get home and finally sort out the pictures we took then and place them in the right towns.
... an old 17 Century building just off the motorway that has been recently renovated to create a very exotic service station. During his reign, Shah Abas the Great, built 999 such rest stations along major trading routes which traversed his empire.They provided 'hotel accommodation ' and safe refuge for the travelling tradesmen. Reputedly he never built the 1000th because 999 sounded more impressive. Anyway, imagine what a multi cultural experience ...
How does one begin to do justice to the Safavid splendor that is Esfahan? Shah Abbas the Great made it his capital at the end of C16 & set about constructing a city that would impress. It was a high point of Persian art & architecture. No doubting the fact that they created one of the most stunning ensembles in the Islamic world. Today was devoted to studying the fruits of his labours. Two magnificent mosques, two royal palaces ...
... and accommodation sorted for Goa!! Whoop whoop, very excited about our little adventure through India.
Off to dinner in the main square where Grae and all the girls were having a picnic with some amazing curry thing and flat bread. We went and got burgers, which were the biggest things you have ever seen in your life. Down to join the folks in the shisha bar, where the girls and boys are supposed to sit in different areas and ...
Esfahan is the furthest east we will get in the micra.
After a long drive in the 46 degree heat through the Iranian desert we
finally reached Isfahan in the evening. We checked in Hotel totya for 60000 toman per night. Then went out and popped into the first local
restaurant we saw. Now we can eat a lot and we can eat different things but this
was just mental.
20 goat heads were being cooked in huge pots of water
with onions and ...