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... a second helping, but as long as I only have to deal with things like that for three weeks I can handle it).
In the afternoon we wanted to visit the “Towers of Silence” where the Zoroastrians buried their dead until the 1960’s. These two “Towers of Silence” are two round platforms made of mud set on two steep hills. As the Zoroastrians did not want to contaminate the earth by truly burying ...
When we reached the city of Yazd we headed to two towers called the Siren Towers which used to be used as a tomb. We camped below the towers on the sand and even managed to score a shower at the nearby security guards compound to wash all the sand off. It made little difference the next morning however as there were heavy winds overnight which caused sand to get up under the fly sheet of the tent and coat us. We spent the day in Yazd which is famous for its wind towers which is their ...
... emerged. We made the steep, stepped climb (beside small gumtrees & olives) to the cave source of the drip. Pir-e-Sabz fire temple is within. Fabulous brass doors with an image of Zarthost (aka Zoroaster). After paying our respects and preparing to descend a kindly man appeared offering us tea. It turned out that he was a Parsee from Bombay, part of an extended Bombay/Yazdi family, a number of whom were gathered & picnicking at the site. We chatted for a ...
... another twig for the nest Sam would say) whilst Sam changed some money.... only to have to change more once I spent it all. I believe I was fully justified though due to Yazd being known for its fabrics and silks since before Marco Polo passed through in the 13th century. Thank you history for providing me with the perfect excuse to shop. Each night we relaxed in the hotel courtyard. It was nice to have something to do of an evening. I think that's what I really ...
We decided to follow the lonely planet guide book from 2009
to do a walking tour today. Of course
that meant that we didn’t really have the best directions but we eventually
found all the places we were supposed to go including the coin museum. Which of course sounds boring but it did have
many little hidey holes where Steve could go and explore, I just sat and waited
most of the time ...