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- Continental Breakfast
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- Swimming pool
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... Shah Abbasthe Great, 17th century, imported a whole community of Armenians from northern Iran because of their business skills. They are still here (well their descendants are, obviously) and have a beautifully decorated church - actually more than one. This is one of the members of the church explaining to a group of obviously Muslim ladies what the illustrations are about. There was a great one of the Last Judgement with fire and serpents and ...
... my city or even my whole country has and I've never been there.
This city is very cool, very careful, cleaned streets, water cooler with ice-cold water in the streets, and as always with the grandeur city and the brightness of stunning buildings, castles and beautiful mosques, bazaars in rich tapestry and exclusive pieces of fine craftsmanship and unique as I had never seen. I wished a bit of every hand made pieces and carpets in my house. But in my luggage ...
... 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 ...
... mirror and created the encrusted mirror effect you will see in one of the photos.
*We stop for tea in the Palace Garden Teahouse where we are treated with pistachio & almond ice cream and many more conversations with curious Iranians. We receive several offers of hospitality in their various home cities.
*Next we visit the Armenian quarter on the South side of the city, an area called New Jolfe. It dates from 17 C when Shah ...
... 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 ...