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... hours, and across 3 different travel agencies in Tehran). Another favourite of the ticket clerk is "go that way", accompanied by pointing vaguely over your shoulder behind you. Even if the question was something like "what time does the bus arrive in Tehran" or "please may I have a window seat".
"Go that way" (points)
"Sorry, but I was just wanting to know what time..."
"Go that way" (points again)
"But I just..."
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Arrived at Tehran's South Bus Terminal around 11:30am after an uneventful journey. Passed Qom en route (no hard line mullahs in sight) & soon after, a large salt lake.
On the fringe of T stands the enormous & still not completed shrine to Khomeini. Tehrani traffic hasn't improved over the last few weeks....smog in the air despite yesterday's rain, glare & buses/trucks belching diesel fumes...finally checked into ...
... with me, because I entry India by land and not by plane (my motorbike unfortunately cannot fly). In the hall I wait 1 ½ hours and they tell me that the consul today have no time. When he had time, I ask. We do not know and the embassy will call me then. In the evening, I get the call that I should come by 11-12 clock tomorrow.
To be continued ...
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... is crowded as well as under construction. People seem to take all this in stride and go about their tasks. Every mealtime sees a line up at the bakery as fresh bread is a must. Rice seems to be as much of a staple as meat. The afternoons during summer are quieter as it can easily reach a hot dry 40 C. Many local grocers close for the siesta. Some schools close around 2 p.m. and the children go home for lunch. Around 5 p.m. the bustle starts again as the smaller stores reopen ...
... is decorated by fancy brickwork with some very beautiful plaster work. In the centre of the building stands a magnificent staircase. The upper storey has examples of mirror work in geometrical forms. The large wooden windows lead onto the beautiful gardens with tall trees from another era. This magnificent building houses some of the finest glassware and ceramics dating from ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsShiraz Tehran
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