Iran checking out Hot Poets(XII) May 8th 2007 Have you ever been to the UN building's Hall of Nations in New York? I've fortunately had the opportunity to visit it for free since i'm a penniless college kid in Manhattan improving ramen recipes. But anyway, if you have gone there you may have noticed the plaque marked with the following lovely passage: بنى آدم اعضاء يك پیکرند، که در آفرينش ز يك گوهرند ... read more
Middle East » Iran » South » Shiraz 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
A 22 year old Middle Eastern journalism major for a knack for languages and cultures. Pseudo-Japanese-Aussie in heart with ambitions to travel while doing her best to pick up rare knowledge and remain as open-minded as possible.
Currently enrolled at a school in New York City, juggling full-time school, a dodgy part-time office job (with lots of uncool Asian jokes and disobedient photocopiers) and arts/culture writer for the community paper;-)
Travel plans pop up 24/7. Can't wait for school breaks....but my bank account laughs at me.
Beginning this blog with recent adventures to Ira... full info