TripAdvisor Reviews Iran Hotel Tabriz
Travel Blogs from Tabriz
... 20-30 years behind Canada and have some much different and perhaps bigger challenges ahead. I sincerely hope they can use the photos, banners, and the experience in their marketing materials to educate the public about littering and recycling. The rest of the cycling day was a terrific combo of idyllic scenery in the early morning and mid afternoon riding alone at my pace. In between, strong headwinds forced 6 of ...
... for awhile but therein lies the adventure. The last time I asked for directions was at a gas station where I the novelty attracting about six guys all wanting to see, hear and take their pictures with me. The last to join in was an old buzzard of my vintage who spoke a bit of English. Once we narrowed it down that I'm from Vancouver (close enough and recognizable to most) the guy smiled broadly and said "very good, I have relatives in Vancouver". Then he ...
... the bazaar, which is a hefty 7 sq km and world heritage listed... easy place to get lost.
Once again though, people were the highlight of the day. The legend who sold me a bus ticket went to the effort of writing half a page of notes to get me where I needed to go. I had lunch with 'Steve' in the bazaar, a big Celine Dion fan who I was happily able to help remember the word "fellatio". And ...
... another late night visit, this time with to Ali's sister and husband. She leads an NGO recycling program in its infancy with significant challenges ahead, some that we don't have in Canada. I offered my help. He manages their magnificent cactus collection of 2000 specimens covering 1200 species. Simply amazing! In bed at 1 am with alarm set for 4:45 AM to catch a 7 AM ...
... hours can be summed up as: meet, greet, eat, sleep, eat and meet the baby. Once fed, watered and welcomed we set off to tour Tabriz. Some observations: - one block almost exclusive to cell phones - the Mossalla Mosque which accommodates 500,000 every Friday - their Grand bazaar with 20 kms of 'streets' and shops therein is the largest ceilinged bazaar in the world - walnuts eaten 'wet', recently harvested but not yet dried. You peal the ...
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