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... cars are even supplied with indicators. It does not seem to have been part of driving instruction to use them. Overtaking then slamming on the brakes infront of our car so you can either check out the Car or wave is a common problem. Keeps us on our toes.
One single axle truck, overtook us on a downhill bend, dropped a wheel off the shoulder and Darren Driving casually says "this is going to be a big crash". Sure enough, he ...
... The security personnel would only let a few people at a time through security and then close the doors after these people so the waiting crowd could not see what was happening at the security check. When we finally made it I understood the procedure.The security personnel basically search through each suitcase and make you unpack it completely if you are unlucky. One guy I saw had to unpack everything from his suitcase and then the ...
Today was the dreaded day of the longest drive of our holidays. But our manager was true to his word and found us a local driver that knew the way to Persepolis and was willing to drive with us in our car to Persepolis. We were so lucky as there are no major roads between Kerman and Persepolis and we would have never found the way. So Alex wrote the Persian words for "left", “right” and “straight” on a piece of paper and we could communicate ...
... he learnt later that it had been plundered.
Cyrus' son, Cambyses, continued to grow the empire capturing most of Ehypt and coastal regions as far as Libya. But family infighting left the empire in some disarray until a distant relative of Cyrus, Darius I, took over and put it all back together. The complex at Persepolis was created to serve as the ceremonial and religious hub of the empire. But in 490 BC Darius' ...
... a heavy atmosphere, air difficult to breathe, streets filled with honking cars and motorbikes and crossing in all directions from a frantic way among the trades and strange and narrow alleys, some places destroyed and seemingly "eternal reconstruction", sandy climate, countless women with their black chadors and prying eyes following my steps. Amidst all this, I found places covered with flower-filled gardens, castles and impressive histories. But it was necessary sensitivity to be able ...
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