Travel Blogs from Tabriz
I went to Persepolis, the capital of the Persian Empire which was destroyed by Alexander just over 2000 years ago. The remains are in ruins, but the massive stone pillars still stand straight and tall, reaching nearly to the sky, unlike any architecture I have ever seen before. The tombs of ancient kings cling to to the sides of the hills that …
closed. We were stopped by three young students who were very
interested in our opinion on Iran.
So far all the people we meet are
always asking about it. They are very self conscious and worried that
the world's opinion on Iran is negative. They are curious of our
experience in their country and are always going out of their way to
make us feel welcomed. It is amazing and unusual. We ...
... that is unknown, probably plagued or sacificial ceremonies. Potteries scattered around their bodies are believed to be afterlife they celebrate. Then went to the bazaar. Same thing...bazaar was more busy than the previous one in Esfahan. Finally checked in a hotel. We were so relieved to fresh up. The hotel was bit flashy. Had dinner in hotel, as the restaurant outside was nowhere nearby. Early night, we are crossing border to Armenia tomorrow....the group had discussion on ...
Iran border crossing!! How would it be like, will it take long time, lots of paperwork, lots of questions??? Nope, it was very easy to cross the border. Correct and friendly customs staff arranged everything and two hours later we passed the border. It would probably take just one hour but there was a looong queue.
Ok, now we're in Iran. We don’t really know how to act, can we take pictures? Anna didn’t even dare to take some picture of the ...
... this... And watched longingly out the window of the bus the next day at the miles and miles of road that I wouldn't be cycling. Gut wrenching actually.
But I needed to be in Iran though. I was behind schedule and I was almost out of Turkish money and not wanting to spend any of the cash I had accumulated for Iran. Because of the embargo, I can't use my bank card in Iran and so need to have enough cash for a month and a bit, including visa costs! It was ...
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