Tehran Enghelab Hotel
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... the hotel, to be fair, Hamed did ask whether I'd be OK with a 2-star hotel but yes, what he booked for me was definitely only just a 2-star hotel.
The room was VERY basic! Just a single bed, a heater, a tiny table, and that's about it! But hey, doesn't really matter as I'm only here one night. The main thing is the comfort of the bed and that was just fine!
... was the Iranian Saturday and all shops closed. But an old man saw that we were looking for a restaurant by staring desolately into the windows of the closed restaurants and took us to a little canteen like restaurant where we had as usual a form of meat with rice. Just with our phrase book and gestures we managed quite well even though we got coke instead of water.
We then continued our exploration of the canyons and started hiking into one. Again we passed ...
... eggs, tomatoes and cucumber. We had already read that this is the staple breakfast in Iran. Good thing I really like this flat bread and the tomatoes are absolutely amazing. Even better than Italian tomatoes and of course they taste just beautiful.
The next morning we gave Alamut Valley another try and this time we had no issues at all. We took another turn off to Alamut Valley, which is closer to Qazvin. Driving through an amazing rugged ...
... of Achaemenids, Seleucids and Parthians lay within a few square metres of one another. For my part, anyway, these names are as evocative as myth. The undoubted highlight was basking within arm's reach of a famous frieze of Darius I, the image of which I have seen many times in many tomes.
Needless to say, festering at the back of our minds, as persistently as "Sire, remember the Athenians" nagged old Xerxes, was the notion that no true Gael in ...
... to be closed so we decided to do the bazaar instead which was just next to the palace. The girls split off from the boys as we intended to do some shopping as we had only one Iran outfit each, and I finally got my wish to go shopping with a million dollars (albeit a million Iranian dollars). A carpet salesman soon approached us and offered to show us to the women's section of the bazaar (it is so big there are different sections including homeware, chinaware, ...