Persepolis and Passagardae January 22nd 2011 shanbe Jan22Sat
Up at the crack of dawn, even earlier, for a 5:00am full-day trip to Persepolis, Naqhsh-e Rostam and Naqhsh-e Rajab, before ending off with Passagardae, which according to LP is a questionable stop for what value there is to see at the site. Let's see!
My driver, Ahmed Miere (a Shirazian with no English), arrives a little late and with only a slight detour to pick up his ... read more
Middle East » Iran » South » Persepolis 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
Off now to the South American continent once again after a short trip to Brasil in JAN.2013. Again, I am shooting to travel light, and hoping for under 28kg, with little more than a carry-on bag, containing my laptop, mini pad, cameras, lens and a 50mm prime, batteries/chargers, power adapter, wires, cords and extensions.
I never travel without my diary of one kind or another, be it a paper journal, blog or a mish-mash of both.
One should always have something sensational to read on the train. e.g. my journal or a great read like a literary fiction novel.
I have b... full info