Welcome back to my little corner of the internet! The great Shirazi poet Hafez describes his city with the following words: “Blessed be Shiraz in its unparalleled state/May God Almighty guard against its demise.” This time we are going to the heart of the Persian empire. Shiraz is one of the historical and cultural pearls… Continue reading A step back in time – 16 things to do in Shiraz!
Welcome back into my tiny corner of the internet. After our short stop in Abyaneh, we are on the road to Esfahan. This was one of the places I had been looking forward to the most upon my trip to Iran. One Esfahani proverb states that "Esfahan is half the world" (Esfahan nesf-e jahan). One… Continue reading The 17 Best Things To Do in Esfahan
Welcome back to my little corner of the internet! Today we are going for a day trip. We have just left Kashan and are on the road to Esfahan, how could we not make a short detour to the town of red clay, Abyaneh? We leave the motorway and rush past one or Iran's biggest… Continue reading A day trip to Abyaneh
Time to bid Kerman farewell and embark on the first long day of driving. It will be a four-hour ride, but with a few stops on the way. Masoud packs enough hot water for chai and pastries, to make sure his tourists won't starve and we are off with full blast Persian pop songs. The… Continue reading On the road again…to Yazd
From Tehran to Kerman It's 5:00 when the alarm clock goes off in our hotel in Tehran. We get dressed, brush our teeth, grab our things and sleepwalk into the lobby, where our driver is already waiting for us with a smile on his face. We get in the car and sprint off to the… Continue reading A Persian Odyssey Pt. 2