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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... questions: "hello ... nice to meet, where are u from?". These questions were followed by an unexpected "do u have a husband?". I was already used to a certain way with this kind of question in Turkey, but always coming from men and not as that young girls. Well, naturally I immediately replied that I hadn’t. I always noticed a certain sadness, or sometimes "interest" in the look when people discovered the answer. But these girls were "strangely" curious, of course ...
Met old mate Paul briefly this morning to say gday and have a bite, then went separate directions... to shop. Wandering around different stalls, buying ****, is not really my style, but I kinda felt obliged to take some of this rubbish home. With that goal in mind... mission accomplished!
I poked my head inside Masjed-e Shah, aka Imam Mosque, and quickly set a lap ...
... The game is no longer played here, but it cannot be said that the fountains that would impede it fail to improve the overall impression, which does justice to the ambitious claim.
Our first destination was the Masjed-e Shah; sadly, within the courtyard of this majestic and hallowed monument, the view has been almost entirely obscured by canopies erected in order to shelter the devout from the fearsome sun. How noble, I mused, to put ...
... as places of worship. This comes as a pleasant surprise.
*The exterior of the church resembles a mosque but inside the walls & ceilings are more or less entirely covered with murals depicting biblical stories. Actually, after the turquoise magnificence of the mosques we saw yesterday, it is very dark & severe. It is heaving with Iranian tourists spending their Eid holiday in Isfahan.
*On our way to the Jameh Mosque, we walk ...
... with a date and pomegranate sauce, (rather more of a smothering actually ) SG is desperate for vegetables - they have been scarce for nearly a week. Disappointingly the dish consists of mainly tomatoes, mushrooms and a few carrots. How appetising is that. So the idea of kebabs suddenly seems not so bad....
*Isfahan is famed for its nougat, called 'gaz'. We are served pistachio ice cream with nougat for dessert. Delicious!
*After dinner ...