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Azadi Tower

Watch out for falling pieces!
The Tarnished Charm of Tehran

February 23rd 2016
<em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Day 30 Wednesday 17th February 2016 Organised ourselves, had breakfast, grabbed our bags and jumped into a taxi for the airport. Got there 3 hours before the flight as Fly Dubai Airlines suggests and then sat and did people watching. The terminal was packed with people some even having picnics on the floor, the flights in ... read more
Middle East » Iran » North » Tehran

Iranian Flag 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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23rd February 2016

Iran--the forbidden land--not!
Good for you for going to Iran--I've heard nothing but good reports. The city looks lovely with those snowy mountains in back, but the traffic hideous. Loved the National Museums' offerings--Iran has such a rich history. And that Azadi tower--so photogenic from afar. I love the fun colors for Michele's scarf and coat--in Turkey and Morocco, the coat colors were so dismal. I've only seen the countryside from fabulous Iranian films, but it looks gorgeous--hope it is!
24th February 2016

Thanks Tara, Most of the women in Tehran wear really drab colours so Michele is attracting a lot of attention.

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