Getting to know Yazd, and my travel partner

Cooling Towers in Iran, also known as wind chimneys

Travel Journal Overview: Yazd was soon becoming my favorite place in Iran. The people were friendly, the sights were great as I finally got to see real Zoroastrian fire temples.  And, I was meeting new people. I was also getting to learn more about Christine, she was smarter than most gave her credit for. Breakfast …

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Arriving into Shiraz, Iran – via a dirty minded Iranian student

Bazaar in Shiraz (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: On my bus from Esfahan to Shiraz I met up with a nice, but then very disturbing Iranian student. The alarm sounded at 4.15am and after a quick sweet cake I bought the night before I was soon in a taxi on the way to the bus terminal for the bus to …

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End of the tour, shaking minarets, an Armenian Church, the 33 arch bridge

The Shaking Minerets in Esfahan (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview:A rather strange cultural scene with shaking minarets, the best church I’ve come across in my travels and back to those bridges Next up on the whistle stop tour: The Shaking Minarets, surely a highlight in many Iranian Tourists itinerary. At 11am a Mosque care taker would emerge on the roof, proceed to …

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