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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... to picnic.
A shared table. Soheil and I stopped for coffee and the only place to sit was sharing a table with these young ladies (who spoke excellent English). The one immediately to my right just finishing her architecture MA in Esfehan and looking for a place ideally in the USA to do her PhD. Her friend becoming a teacher of English as a Second Language. You will notice that they manage not to fully comply with the Islamic dress code ...
... cutting out because the cylinder pressure is too high.
*SG uses a rare spare moment to go for a swim. There is segregated use of the spa facilities with 8 - 2 p.m being the ladies' slot. SG is greeted by an Iranian lady without headscarf and in body hugging Lycra. SG realises this is the first time she has seen an Iranian woman 'in the flesh'. And after 5 days in Iran, it's an odd experience.
*Isfahan has been designed with wide ...
... seems crazy considering the food is so mediocre.
*After hotel check in we have to go and register at the local police station dealing with foreign visitors. Supposedly the need for our itinerary to be approved is for our own safety. Yes, we've heard that line before. Our guide does not realise that office has moved location since his last visit and helpfully no one tells him (if you do not ask the right question,you do not get the right answer) ...
How does one begin to do justice to the Safavid splendor that is Esfahan? Shah Abbas the Great made it his capital at the end of C16 & set about constructing a city that would impress. It was a high point of Persian art & architecture. No doubting the fact that they created one of the most stunning ensembles in the Islamic world. Today was devoted to studying the fruits of his labours. Two magnificent mosques, two royal palaces ...
... and accommodation sorted for Goa!! Whoop whoop, very excited about our little adventure through India.
Off to dinner in the main square where Grae and all the girls were having a picnic with some amazing curry thing and flat bread. We went and got burgers, which were the biggest things you have ever seen in your life. Down to join the folks in the shisha bar, where the girls and boys are supposed to sit in different areas and ...