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Yazd - Kermen (Iran)

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet


... the perimeter of the garden and finally we ended up at the entrance which was only a few metres on an adjacent wall to where we first tried. Once we were finally in the garden we relaxed in some outdoor shady wooden cushion areas for a couple of hours until it got to hot we had to go inside an air conditioned cafe. Just as well we did as another sand storm soon passed over the garden but luckily this time we were sheltered inside. It was soon time to head back to the truck so we ...

The proof is in the desert

A travel blog entry by hanush


... to the Arab conquest (which brought Islam to the region). Zoroastrians believe that fire represents a pure connection with their God, Ahura Mazda, and keep fires burning continuously in their temples. The fire in the temple in Yazd has been burning for some 1500 years. I reckon Zoroastrianism provided George RR Martin with his inspiration for the deity R'Hollor in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" (Game of Thrones) novels (thats the last ...

An Ancient City Moulded by the Desert

A travel blog entry by chagger1

... 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 ...

Meet The Zoroastrians

A travel blog entry by free_range_hen


Time to explore Yazd by day, we left the hotel at 9am and it was already getting extremely hot. We started with a walk along a main road towards a bizarre. There were a mix of modern shops, and more traditional retailers, we passed a butchers with a gait freshly cut up, still with the fur on. It looked like a model ready to be assembled. In the local bazaar we stocked up on some washing powder It cost a whopping 20p. the shop was full and we wanted to get on to ...

A sweet taste of central Iran

A travel blog entry by irelandbound


... a nice man and we would have loved to be able to look after one of these beautiful carpets ongoing, however we decided to hold off until Esfahan and see what's on offer there.
Just outside of Yazd two days ago we stopped at the Zoroastrian 'Towers of Silence' (Dakmeh-ye Zartoshtiyun). Until the '60s these high earth built towers were used for funeral purposes - as Zoroastrians believe that burial pollutes the earth and cremation pollutes the air, dead bodies were placed in ...

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