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Stained Glass Interior
Shiraz - The Heart of Persia

February 29th 2016
<em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Day 36 Tuesday 23rd February 2016 Well our time in Yazd has been great (except for me being half dead) but we now need to move on. The hotel we are staying in has been fabulous but what is weird that there has been hardly anyone else staying here, and on this last morning we were the only ones in the hotel and they made up a special breakfast just ... read more
Middle East » Iran » South » Shiraz

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
1st March 2016

Persian rugs
Bit of a sucker for Persian rugs so this pic makes me wanna take my shoes off and roll around in there
2nd March 2016

Incredible sites!
What lessons in history and beautiful sites to make it come alive! Love monumental Persepolis and the beautiful mosques (many more on your next stop, for sure). So glad people were friendly and interested in you, you finally had some delicious, real Iranian food and got to meet a family--a proper cap to Shiraz!
2nd March 2016

Thanks Tara, it was so great to eat proper Iranian food, travelling on a budget doesn't give you a lot of opportunities.

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