Travel Blogs from Yazd
... It was quite the sight. (And the real kicker was the song they played in celebration was Gary Glitter's Rock & Roll Part 2 … cracked me up.) Needless to say when the game ended 1-0 for Iran there were a lot of people banging pots around the neighborhood in Yazd!
Next morning we got an early start on sightseeing. Yazd is an ancient city and is said to have been continuously inhabited for 7,000 years (yes I really mean seven thousand). Yazd is perhaps most ...
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flags wherever we look. We rarely see cars on the road and the smell of diesel
from trucks is everywhere. Where ever we go people are looking at us with big
eyes and smiles. We are even pulled of the road a few times just to have our
pictures taken by friendly Iranians.
It was completely dark to the left side and the fullmoon to the right
and you could see the profile of the mountains. It's a ...
... Yazd and the surrounding areas. By the grace of God, we were so successful that when the revolution was in full swing, Yazd was one of the foremost cities in staunch opposition to the corrupt Shah.” I told them that many people, whom I have spoken with, particularly young people in Iran, are dissatisfied with their lack of freedoms. One of the professors’ response was that of a truly convinced revolutionary ideologue: “The people who ...
... days, flesh would be eaten by vultures. The Towers are at the outskirts of the city and we had a hard time hailing a taxi. A young guy, let's call him "Abel" stopped for us and asked where we need to go. He asked for two and a half dollars for taking us to our destination. "Abel" was driving very fast and his car did not have any seat belts. We repeat, no seat belts. Yet it was a risk we took and survived.
The vicinity where the "Towers of Silence" ...
... ate some good food, haven’t seen others from the bus <except Dave> and now I am happy and clean)
We went to the water Museum (be rude for me, a plumber, not to) they dig various wells from the mountains, back to the village, then connect them up with a tunnel to each one, the diggers wear white, so they can be seen and if there is a cave in, it’s also their shroud
The tunnels pretty grim, 60 cm wide, and they use oddly ...
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