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- Continental Breakfast
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Travel Blogs from Yazd
... a rooftop terrace to see the amazing roofscape of Yazd. I think so far Yazd is my favourite place in Iran. It does not have the big ticket sights that Isfahan has, but it is truly enchanting, especially today.
And here as everywhere else in Iran the people are just amazing. When we visited another mosque the man at the entrance offered us local biscuits when we left (of course they were offered to Alex first and he was ...
... ripe pomegranates on the trees with no one to harvest them & perfect weather.
Next stop, half an hour away & within a maze of jagged dry mountains, was Chak Chak. This is Iran's most important Zoroastrian pilgrimage site. It is located way up high on a dramatic cliff face; inhospitable terrain if I've ever seen it. Yet it was here, so the legend says, that the Sassanid princess Nikbanuh fleeing the Arab invasion threw her staff against the rock ...
... was tasty Baluchi tucker - baked eggplant, roasted chicken, barbery rice, salad (with oil & vinegar to dress it = a first!)
After the meal in an ornate side room, where many a deal must have been brokered in days gone, we were treated to a brief exhibition of male Baluchi dancing (seemed to be ritualized sword fighting with sticks). The temp dropped quickly after dark - the sky cleared enough for us to see the heavens full of ...
... we set about trying to find some steps to gain a birds eye view over the city. Looking slightly lost a local stepped in to show us the way - through a door, into a courtyard and up some steps onto a roof we went to see as far as our eyes could see. A jumble of rooves and cables intertwining for miles broken occasionally by the brilliant blue of a domed mosque. Being up on that roof was definitely one of the highlights of Yazd. My other was buying a beautiful ...
... in the main hotel. It was quintessentially elegant as we gorged on a vast array of cakes and sipped gallons of tea. Then finally we went back to the room to shelter from the heat and let the cakes go down. We headed to the famous Silk Road Hotel for a much talked about curry and chips for the evening meal, Jane enjoyed an Iranian beef stew with pomegranate and ground walnuts which we absolutely delicious. I had a lovely chicken curry they also had fresh banana milk shakes, ...