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Kashan Apr 2016

Today we left Isfahan to begin our drive to Kashan.  On the way we stopped in Abyaneh Historical Village, one of the oldest villages in

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Isfahan Apr 2016

Isfahan, is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Iran and was once one of the largest cities in the world.  It is a

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Pasargadae & Yazd Apr 2016

We depart Shiraz and head north towards Yazd with a stop in Pasargadae.  Pasargadae was the first dynastic capital of the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus

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Persepolis & Naqshe Rustam Apr 2016

Persepolis, about an hour’s drive from Shiraz, literally means Persian city and was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC).  The ruins of

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Shiraz Apr 2016

A short flight from Tehran is the city of Shiraz in the southwest part of Iran.  Shiraz is one of the oldest cities of ancient

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Tehran Apr 2016

We flew into Tehran, the capital of Iran, from Muscat and prior to landing, all the women started putting on their long coats and headscarfs.

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