Fahadan Great Hotel
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Feeling a lot better this morning we decided to explore Yazd. Stepping outside it was unusually quiet with hardly any cars on the road and most shops being closed. It took us a moment to remember that today is Friday, which in Iran is our Sunday. It was wonderful. You could actually cross the road without endangering your life and wander around soaking up the atmosphere of this interesting city.
The city centre of Yazd is full ...
... a few $NZ more) but I had got it in my head that I would do it by public transport (which cost about 20 cents in the end!).
(Brace yourselves for a lot of photos at the bottom of this page - Yazd must be the most photogenic region I've visited so far, and I went a little overboard with the camera. I love the blue and turquoise tiles, the contrast of the sharp skies and the brown walls and streets, and the vastness of the desert. ...
A relaxing day.....bit of a sleep in & then another luxury bus spirited us across the semidesert floor to Zein-o-din caravanserai. It was a journey of approx 4hrs, NW from Kerman across some pretty uninspiring terrain. We travelled alongside a mountain range but it was in the quarter of the sun so not much could be seen. On the other side it was flat semi desert. Just about the only thing growing out here is pistachio, kept ...
... beautiful silk tableware and a pizza place that is NOT open for lunch. We discovered the latter after walking in the sun for 30 min. Needless to say I insisted on a taxi back. Like others, the bazaar is a run of vaulted ceiling corridors jam packed with the usual paraphernalia - spices, hanging sheep or cow carcasses, clothes, fabrics etc. There was probably more room to move here than most, less chaos and a section for jewellery which far outweighed the space given ...
... buried in special concrete lined graves. The three wise men of the Magi are believed to have been Zoroastrian magi. The symbol of the religion is a winged figure of Fravahar, the spirit that reaches Ahura Mazda after death. There are just over 150,000 followers today. Today we have a birthday in the group and a tea party at 3pm, so we had to rush back to the bakery by 12 to pick up the cakes. On the way back we an oil painting of the Yazd city scape caught our eye, when we ...