Travel Blogs from Esfahan
... Bazaar, all arranged around or adjacent to the iconic Naqsh-e Jahan (Royal Sq). A perfect day.....capped off by the acquisition of two Persian miniatures on camel bone from a master painter (depicting Hafez & girl with wine cup; Sufi dervish).
I was prepared for the sumptuous splendor of the Imam Mosque & the extraordinary beauty of the more intimate Sheik Lotfollah Mosque for they are well photographed & feature in every ...
We had dinner across the road from our hotel at the Abassi Hotel, the soup is a famous local dish that, although looking like green sludge, was quite good. It was a great setup there too, the building had been a caravanserai for hundreds of years previously and now the courtyard was used for restaurants with plenty of locals and tourists enjoying the night. Tip: it does get packed ...
... on display when at a party, I don't know, but I doubt it. Same goes for the vest tops and skirts on sale - who buys them? Where do they wear them? I feel partially naked walking around with my ankles on show. As for the men, well despite Sam denying it, I know he's been itching to buy a shiny suit in one of the varying shades of brown. The most beautiful part of the city by far is the Naqsh-e Jahan Imam Square which is apparently the second ...
... thing but there was no cheese used in the cheesy one just yoghurt, not to worry the green one was better. After dinner we headed down to the 33 arch bridge to see it all lit up as it is supposed to be beautiful. It was pretty but not beautiful I think.
We lost a few people today, Matt, Amie and Aaron have left for India. So they get to have a pool, no head scarf, alcohol and freedom already. A few more days and we will be joining ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet