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Pourquoi j'aime l'Iran, le pays unique

IRAN | Wed, 3 Feb 2016 | By robedevogue | Views [452]

Pour plusieurs raisons. D’abord, pour rendre visite à une partie de la famille de mon amie qui habite là-bas. Ensuite, historiquement, c’est un pays qui m’intéresse pour ses nombreux sites chargés d’... Read more >

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nomads of iran

IRAN | Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By zhiwaar | Views [281]

The History Of Nomads of Iran Aryan tribes migrated into the Iranian plateau in the 2d millennium BC. There are over 1.5 million nomads in Iran today. Many of these tribes such as the Kurds, Bakhtiyaris (Bactrians), Lurs, Guilaks, and the Baluchs ... Read more >

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Deserts & Desserts- The Islamic Republic of Iran

IRAN | Wed, 1 Oct 2014 | By piratepete | Views [419]

It was around 8pm when we got off the bus in Khoor, a small town a few hours north of Yazd- the desert city in Central Iran with an old city centre still made of mud bricks. From there we were met by a taxi driver from the tiny oasis town (max population ... Read more >

Tags: desert, iran, islamic

Vitim or Bust

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Mon, 14 Oct 2013 | By newbold | Views [347]

This was a trip with 3 mates from Athens to Vladivostok on motorcycles.    Mine was a 25 year old yamaha xt600 tenere.  The others were on almost new suzuki dr650s and a 2005 bmw 600 x-challenge. The trip was from April 25 'til ... Read more >

Tags: iran, iraq, kazakhstan, mongolia, pamir, siberia, tajikistan, turkey, yamaha

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

IRAN | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By celestial | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I have taken this photos of sky events in Iran and Turkey during 2006_2012
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Tags: astrophotography, celestial, iran, konya, sky events, travel photography scholarship 2013

I <3 Tehran -part2-

IRAN | Fri, 8 Mar 2013 | By proficiscorestvivo | Views [199]

A good reason to wake up in the morning in Tehran, Breakfast. I'm not a big lover of breakfast. Or at least the breakfast we have here. I've always preferred a slice of bread with olive oil and coffee than the usual biscuits and milk. The Persian breakfast ... Read more >

Tags: iran, iranian food, khorsht-e ghormeh sabzi, persepolis, tehran

Photos: I <3 Tehran

IRAN | Fri, 8 Mar 2013 | By proficiscorestvivo | Photo Gallery

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I <3 Tehran -part1-

IRAN | Fri, 8 Mar 2013 | By proficiscorestvivo | Views [250]

It has been difficult to choose a journey to which I could start the blog. I choose one of my last. The one that remains more in my heart. The journey began in may 2011. In that year I myself was in India, for an exchange program with the university.... Read more >

Tags: iran, iranian food, koobideh, lavashak, tehran

A Man Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down With Three Women - not a feature film anytime soon.

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 23 Apr 2012 | By ontheroadagain | Views [155] | Scholarship Entry

After my friends and I consume enough lunch to feed a small herd of elephants, we decide that we have mustered enough energy to head to Atashgah, the Zoroastrian fire temple outside Isfahan’s city centre. Following a synchronised display of our finely ... Read more >

Tags: iran, isfahan, travel writing scholarship 2012

My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - Journey in an Unknown Culture

IRAN | Mon, 28 Mar 2011 | By lutalica1 | Views [452] | Scholarship Entry

A russet-haired, gamine child takes me by the hand, eagerly leading me to the women's tent. She grins mischievously at my bewildered expression at being plucked from my leisurely walk down a village street outside Shiraz, her aquamarine eyes glittering ... Read more >

Tags: #2011writing, esfahan, iran, qashqai, shiraz, travel writing scholarship 2011

Travel Alert - Bahrain / Iran Protests

BAHRAIN | Wed, 16 Feb 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1687]

Several people have been killed during anti-government protests in the Middle Eastern countries of Bahrain and Iran, with people of both countries calling for their respective leaders to stand down. The protests, influenced by the public uprising ... Read more >

Tags: bahrain, egypt effect, egypt protests, iran, protests, travel-alert

Get A Feel For Iran

IRAN | Wed, 20 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1822]

Iran is such an unusual destination for travellers you may not know much about the place. Also, much of what you do know might be based on misconceptions and misperceptions. Here’s a list of links to news reports, blogs and photo diaries ... Read more >

Tags: iran, mid east, travel-tips

Sex in Iran

IRAN | Tue, 19 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [9095] | Comments [5]

Sex matters, and I mean both the act between consenting adults and gender. There are many rules and conventions around both, and some are so different to what the western traveller is accustomed to at home, they may unknowingly break the law. ... Read more >

Tags: iran, mid east, travel-legal, travel-safety

Staying Alive (& Healthy) in Iran

IRAN | Mon, 18 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2335] | Comments [1] | Video

Okay “land of extremes” is a travel cliché, but really how else do you describe a country where the temperatures can reach 50 Celsius (122 F) in summer, but in winter you can go skiing in deep powder on the outskirts of the capital? It’s ... Read more >

Tags: iran, mid east, travel-health

Iran Dual Nationality - Travel Alert

IRAN | Wed, 13 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2687]

The U.S. Department of State released the following Travel Warning for Iran on October 8, 2010. Iran Travel Warning U.S. citizens are warned to carefully consider the risks of travel to Iran.  Dual national Iranian-American citizens ... Read more >

Tags: iran, mid east, travel-advice, travel-alert

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Iran

IRAN | Mon, 13 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [4874] | Comments [4]

It's not on the average traveller's wish list, but Iran is no ordinary destination. It's a country filled with dynamic and interesting people and a culture steeped in ancient tradition with a taste of modern flair. Iran holds many surprises ... Read more >

Tags: 5 things, iran, tehran, travel-safety, travel-safety-tips, travel-tips

The Ins & Outs of Getting In & Out of Iran

IRAN | Wed, 11 Aug 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1841] | Comments [1]

There was a time not long ago when ordinary everyday items from the west would get you into trouble at customs in Iran: books, DVDs CDs, newspapers and magazines (not only The Economist, Time and Green Left Weekly, but fashion mag’s with pictures ... Read more >

Tags: customs, iran, mid east, nationality, travel-legal, travel-safety

NPR: This Just In...If You Dare To Watch

USA | Wed, 24 Jun 2009 | By packlightwalkslow | Views [499]

"We might flinch, but we are now willing to watch someone die on television. For real. Not just as a work of dramatic fiction." I've heard it said that witnessing death profoundly changes a person, even to the point of breaking your soul ... Read more >

Tags: iran, neda, tehran, world issues


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