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... said with a beautiful smile and laughing a lot. "Sure, I'm very happy nowadays alone, and I'm traveling the world, meeting special people too."
They told me that Iranian men like to marry and have wife. I reflected a few seconds. Yeah, maybe in my culture we have lost some of that value, marriage, family, nowadays it doesn’t have so much value for Westerners ". And like all Iranian people, the conversation was interrupted several times with gentle ...
... I'm told there used to be plenty of activity and bustling chay shops along their length, taking advantage of the cooling effect of the water. Unfortunately, at the moment anyway, there's not a whole lot going on...
We kept heading South to Jolfa, which is the Armenian part of town, and poked our head into Vank Cathedral... a fair dinkum church! Back in the day the Shah transported ...
... at first, were far from the blandness I had craved for the previous days).
As the 16th century rhyme had it, such was the majesty of this city that "Esfahan nesf-e jahan" (Esfahan is half the world). The intervening centuries, and its size as the third biggest city in Iran, may have marred its overall timelessness with modern development, but there are still spacious oases of grandeur to be discovered within its boundaries.
... give the impression of height to their physique.
*We check in at the Abbasi Hotel, one of the closest to the old centre and by reputation only, one of the best in town. We actually prefer small, quiet hotels and this, the Abassi is certainly not. Admittedly, it has a huge garden area at the rear which is pleasant enough. But the breakfast buffet is a bunfight. And later that evening, there are queues of people waiting outside to be admitted for ...
I signed up to the website couchsurfing.com before I left New Zealand. It took me until Iran to actually use it though. I sent out a requeat for a couch to crash on in Isfahan, a large(ish) city about 7 hours south of Tehran. My inbox was inundated with offers of beds/couches/floors, and offers by locals to meet up, hang out and act as guides. So far the rumours about Iranian hospitality were turning out to be true!
I accepted ...