Traditional Kohan Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKohan Hotel Yazd
Really, really good value. Breakfast, roof top views at sunset, courtyard, great staff
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I had my mini rant about cities and got that out of my system. The
plan today is to head for Yazd to the northeast where, in summer
temperatures get into the 50s. Culture needs satisfied I leave Shiraz
though I'm sure it has a lot more to offer. I pack the bike and I'm
... Moharram. It has a stunning three storey tiled facade & twin minarets(even more beautiful at night ). During the great celebration a huge wooden nakhl (palm leaf shaped) weighing tens of tons is carried around the square 7 times on the shoulders of 100 men. It would be quite a sight.....
The afternoon was spent wandering the old city. It is a mudbrick brown maze, high walls to guard privacy (& help mitigate sandstorms), archways & twisting ...
... before. Luckily the drive wasn't unnecessarily uncomfortable. Four of us and all our gear are in one small car, but the roads are good and Mehrdad has a storage capsule fixed to the roof to carry baggage (the rest is in the boot). The scenery was interesting as well, because we drove through semi desert with dramatic mountainous backdrops. We had music to accompany us (firstly my iPod was connected to the sound system to listen to Saltwater Band from Arnhem Land, for a touch ...
... Empire, the state religion was Zoroastrianism. Zoroastrianism is an ancient Iranian religion in which its followers believe in one universal god and the importance of good deeds, good thoughts and good words. Today in Iran many people still follow the principals of Zoroastrianism, as there is not just Islam in Iran.
When we were in Tehran, we were immediately enlightened to the religion of Zoroastrianism, as many buildings around the city featured the ...
... and cooled down before it reached inside the building. Wind catchers come in various designs: uni-directional, bi-directional, and multi-directional. In the city of Yazd all of the wind catchers are multi-directional as the wind blew from different directions, but in the small city of Meybod, the wind catchers are uni-directional as the wind only blew in from the east.
My Journey to Yazd began from Tehran. I travelled with a friend of mine whom I hadn't seen in over ...