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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... Soheil as most often seen - he's a keen photographer. I think he probably took more photos than me!
Architecture students - must be a lot of them in Esfehan
...and architecture. A rather chopped off photo of the students drawing and the first entrance to Masjid-e Shah.
Giggly girls....who just asked to have their photo taken
A horse and buggy ride, round the Naqsh-e Jahan Square with the Masjid-e Shah in the background.
... my pocket…lol) didn't fit much more than gorgeous photos and the memory of a country and a people that I have immense respect and admiration.
And a lovely afternoon sitting in Naqsh-e Jahan Square Iman, the second largest square in the world, waiting for the sun and admiring the stunning Masjed-e Shah, two beautiful girls sitting next to me in the garden, began to talk to me . With the little English they had, but trying very hard to be understood, began ...
... 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 ...
... mosque reveal 800 years of Islamic design.
*En route back to our hotel we walk across the Khaju Bridge, also now traffic free and spanning the dry river bed. The arches provide refuge from the sun and offer great acoustics. So it is no surprise to come across a public jamming session by a couple of musicians. There are people of all ages enjoying the free entertainment. We are invited to sit on their carpets ...
... 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 we ...