Travel Blogs from Tehran
... at the front end of my trip.
We arrived at the restaurant before the lunch crowd (Iranians tend to eat later in the day, which is actually my preference, but we were hungry .... ), found a booth and Bahman proceeded to order us the exact same meal we had before. Hey, why change when you find something you like?
And as before, the salad of lettuce, sun dried tomatoes, artichokes, peppers, olives and tomatoes mixed with an ...
... of the buildings. And the walk was beautiful as we wandered by and through garden after garden. It was all really quite spectacular and a little oasis inside Tehran. (And oh yea … found squat toilet #1! - those of you who follow my travel blogs know I have this weird fascination with squat toilets and try to find one in the every overseas country I travel to... Western Europe excluded. I came out laughing and had to explain to Bahman ... he didn't seem ...
... the mesh entrance of my tent!"
AND then realizing fully that this is exactly what I want to be doing! Exactly what I am meant to be doing.
It is so random, and so perfect. All of it, the biking, the bursting in on vastly different cultures and terrains, toying with completely different ways of experiencing the world (...a tent?) and being moved.
Moved and completely engaged and present to my experience here. To the multitude ...
... the same."
-- Marjane Satrapi
TEHRAN is the "Los Angeles" of IRAN.
We were really happy to go to Tehran. It was very exciting to see Russel and Sadie again, our friends that we hosted in Toronto two years earlier. As always when writing about Iran, we change people's names to protect their privacy.
Russel picked us up from a nearby metro station. We really liked his neighborhood. He ...
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Tehran is a pretty crazy, bustling and hustling metropolis, that did not blow us away with an abundance of charm or beauty (apart from the beautiful snow-capped Alborz mountains towering over the city), but we had a good time here, we felt the warmth of the people and we have begun to set aside some of the stereotyped ideas we had of this country.
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