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Jun 1, 2019 - Esfahan - Where shall we eat tonight

Last night, we all went out at about 8 pm for dinner and to spend time yet again in the Naqsh-e Jahan Square as the sun was going down and all the people had come out for their picnics, eager to break their Ramadan Fast. It is such a happy time of the day, joy, good spirits and laughter surround us as we wander through the 1602 Unesco World heritage listed 512m long by 163m, huge Square with enough space for everyone. The atmosphere is one to behold, a memory we shall treasure though we still find it strange being ‘celebrities’. People...

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May 31, 2019 - Esfahan - Mosques, Bazaars and so much more ......

Esfahan is really the best most fun city we have visited in Iran, although can’t be compared to our special time with the Nomad family or at the Caravanserai, it’s all just been so different and special with many contrasts. This morning, Friday, when absolutely everything is closed all morning, at least, we heard that there was going to be an anti American/ Israeli demonstration at the beautiful Esfahan Square. Cameron sensibly suggested that it was probably not the best idea to check it out, however as usual my curiosity got the better of...

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May 30, 2019 - Travelling the Ancient Silk Road

I have really felt like this is the the real exotic Persia I came to travel around since we arrived in Yazd, think ancient Silk Road, stories about Marco Polo, Caravanserai, desert, heat, nomads, dates, pomegranates, spicey aromas (cinnamon etc, not the Indian curry spices), scarves, Persian carpets, cushions, bazaars, brightly coloured materials although we are mostly surrounded by black chador wearing women. Such a wonderful atmosphere and especially with the local people being so welcoming, friendly and interactive. Iran is not like...

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