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Esfahan on 1979 Revolution Day celebrations!

February 10th 2016
Next stop in my little Iran tour, the jewel of Esfahan. I took the 7 hours local bus from Shiraz to Esfahan. The bus was scheduled for 6am, we left at 6.45am. The bus ride was comfortable, less than 4usd for a 7 hours ride. The restroom stop a local mosque, which is a first for me. And one more time, amazing people. Not many tourists do venture independently to Iran today, even less seem ... read more
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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
4th March 2016

Friendly smiles and down with America!
This comment reminds me of friendly Americans welcoming foreign travelers yet in politics, we have Donald Trump who hates Iran and most everyone. And I'm so thrilled when traveling, that people trust and like Americans, but not our government (me neither). Politics seems the bane of peace, and I love it so much that the Iranians have been lovely to you, even giving you an unexpected tour of a closed government palace. Looks like a lovely spot--glad you got to see some highlights!

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