Esfahan is half the world June 21st 2008 Or as they say in Farsi Esfahan nesf-e jahan...
As am sitting here in this most beautiful and welcoming of cities we find out that Israel is sabre rattling against Iran by carrying out military excercises in Greece.
Here on the ground I have never been in a city more hospitable where people talk to you on the streets and buy you icecreams, this happened today a young student (girl) bought m ... read more
Middle East » Iran » West » Esfahan Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979 after the ruling monarchy was overthrown and the shah was forced into exile. Conservative clerical forces established a theocratic system of government with ultimate political author... ... read more
Am British, living in London. And although I love (and hate) this great city... every few years I need to leave it to travel and change my perspective on life. I love history and archaeology, studied the Archaeology of Mesopotamia (Iraq and Syria) and plan to spend more time in the Middle East and Central Asia. ... full info