We approached the busy border town of Jolfa, my mind overwrought with contrasting emotions. On one hand, I was already missing Iran, recalling fondly the architectural treasures I’d seen over the past nine days with my government-required guide and driver, Ahmad.
Beautiful image gallery featuring the most stunning monasteries in the region. Visit the post for more.
Esfahan. Finally. This is the real reason I am here in Iran. After years of dreaming about visiting this city, I am actually here, and I couldn’t be more excited. The ruins of Persepolis were absolutely fascinating, and I’m sure that the big city sights and sounds of Tehran will be exhilarating, but it is […]
After an exhausting 4-leg flight spread over 2 days from San Francisco to Frankfurt to Moscow to Dubai to Karachi, I finally made it — AND my baggage managed to show up with me, which was more-than-half unexpected.. (that story deserves its own post!) Instead of resting, like most people would do, I was picked […]