Silk Road Hotel
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Arrived from: Shiraz
Start date: 05/09/13 …
We went to this gym type of thing; a king devised this method of keeping the troops fit, 900-1000 years ago, it's called Saheb Amazan
It has died out now, and only a few devotees are still keeping it alive, it was interesting, but did seem like a big girls gym, the bottle shaped things weigh in about 5-6 kilos, but look more, they did …
Yazd 26 May
Here we are in Yazd, after a nights bush camp, the ground was so hard I bent my 8 inch nails I use for tent pegs, it was a bad night, there was a pump going all night, then the wild dogs started up, then a scorpion invaded my tent, then it turned really warm, it was out of the sleeping bag and just lay there watching the …
I went back out to the mosque again that night and there were lots of people gathered around and stirring pots. The guy in the hostel said it was in celebration of Ashuara (the defeat of Iman Hossein in Karbala in 680 ish - a seminal moment for Shia Muslims). Now I know Ashuara happened in early December as I remember watching it on tv at home but …
Arrived in Yazd which is about 300km from Shiraz on Tuesday afternoon. Met an Italian guy on the bus. He was staying in a really expensive hotel on the outskirts of the city so left my bags at his place as I wasn't sure where I was staying. We walked into town and Ifound a perfect hostel www.silkroadhotel.ir it's in a restored building which …
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