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February 10, 2014

Iran photos

I was in Iran for three weeks in September/October 2013. Here is a small sample of the nearly 1,500 photos I took while there. The entire collection of photos is here.

Tehran:




Caspain Region:









Qazvin:



Yazd:




Kerman Province:





Fars Province (Shiraz & Persepolis):





Isfahan:







October 8, 2013

Back from Iran

I returned to the U.S. on Friday afternoon after three weeks in Iran. It’s hard to believe how quickly the time passed. I will admit Iran was nothing like I expected; in fact I was amazed at the genuine warmth and hospitality we received from Iranians as we traveled around the country. Of all the places I have been, Iranians are indeed the friendliest people I’ve encountered (now if only our governments could find common ground). I would urge you to put Iran near the top of your travel wishlist. I of course took tons of photos (nearly 1,700) and will post them once I’m done processing. And eventually I’ll write about it. I still have to finish blogging about my Central Asia trip and I haven’t even started writing about Southeast Asia!

September 14, 2013

Off to Iran

I had hoped to finish writing about my Central Asia trip before heading off to the airport today, but my to do list was a bit too long. Anyways, I’m headed to Iran now and will be back in three weeks!