A day out to mount Damavand area and its natural poppy fields June 15th 2014 A day to mount Damavand area and its natural poppy fields
Lar National Park (around 30,000 hectares) is a protected area on the foot of Mount Damavand. It takes around 2 hours to go there from Tehran. Mount Damavand is a potentially active volcano and the highest peak in Iran (5671m), and has a special place in Persian mythology and folklore.
Damavand is the symbol of Iranian res ... read more
Middle East » Iran 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
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My name is Mahboobeh and I am a girl from Iran. I would like to invite all of you to travel to Iran (to the land of mountains, deserts, forests, seas, plains, history, art ...), without any kind of prejudging :) I have been studying and doing research in Europe for some years and I know what you hear about my country via media but let's see both sides, good and bad! First of all, I love nature and travelling as everyone else in this world does! :D but I do try to take my camera wherever I go to take photos of historical sites, buildings, landscapes, local foods, a... full info