Travel Blogs from Tabriz
... much like in Cappodoccia, Turkey).
Back to the contrasts again - in Turkey, the girls are dressed in western clothes, but there the similarities with western women end. Turkish girls don't make eye contact with you, or acknowledge you. They certainly don't initiate conversation. Not even a glace in the street as you walk by, or go past each other in a doorway. Now don't start thinking I'm getting all creepy and staring at women, but at home, it's normal to ...
... please do something about the passport cover as it does look rather dodgy when all the gold embossed coat of arms rubs off. Saying goodbye to Azerbaijan we then traipsed the 50m to the Iranian border. Once again, very straightforward after the computer system recognised our passports (it took a while). Big hello's and welcomes. Yes open you're bag, just cause I know how to say that - don't actually want to look in, we just want to talk to you. Welcome ...
... have been reduced to rubble. The shopping streets are well stocked with the latest wares - electronics, optical, sports & outdoor goods. A vibrant modern city.
Next, the striking modernist Poets Mausoleum, built to honour Ostad Shahriyar the much loved Tabrizi poet who died in 1987. It also remembers 400 scholars & poets whose graves have been lost due to earthquakes.
Keeping the earthquake theme running we next visited the Blue ...
... I wanted dinner. I first said I would to have a bed first. In the meantime, his mother was already cooking and I enjoyed a fantastic meal. I could stay with Ali then also. Thank you for the invitation, Ali.
Then I go back to visit an almost dry lake to Tabriz to see the famous bazaar.
Bevor ich den Irak wieder verlassen kann muss ich noch lange den Berg hinauffahren. Dabei sehe ich mehrere hundert Lastwagen die auf die ...
... look at our car import documents and
translated what was written there. It turned out that it had a red stamp
saying that we can't sell it in Iran nor change the number plates. We
left the place grateful for help and after buying a couple of Ayrans/or
Tans/or Doogs (different countries have different names however it is
the same drink- a bit salty natural yoghurt, very refreshing) we hit the
road towards ...
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