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Final Stretch

April 23rd 2016
My time in Iran was quickly winding down. It was my final full day and we left Esfahan early, on our way to a historic village known as Abyaneh. The village itself has been in existence for the past 2500 years, back to a time where Zoroastrianism prevailed in this region. The village is situated about two hours north of Esfahan and is on a mountainside. Red sandstone is the main construction theme ... read more
Middle East » Iran » North » Kashan

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
9th May 2016

Impressive portraits!
I'm amazed that women allowed you to take their photos and even posed for you! I'm generally too shy to take these, so I especially appreciate those who can. Too bad we Americans have to take tours there, but glad yours was a good one.

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