The Holy City, Qom

As I woke up this morning, I went to the balcony of my room and saw this view. It was so beautiful!  Unfortunately, we needed to check out and continue with our trip in Kashan and then we would head to the holy city in Iran, Qom. Kashan. View from my room Borujerdi ha House … Continue reading The Holy City, Qom

Abyaneh, The Unique Red Village; Kashan, The Garden City In Iran

We left the Esfahan city and headed to Kashan which was the garden city in Iran. It was (still is) famous for its gardens.  Before that, we stopped at a unique red village in Iran, Abyaneh. It was indeed very different from other parts of Iran. The name of this place, Abyaneh, was derived from … Continue reading Abyaneh, The Unique Red Village; Kashan, The Garden City In Iran

Walking Between History And Now

One thing about travelling is that you get to learn something new. If you visit a place with a long history, you’d probably feel that you are travelling back in time. Esfahan was indeed very modern in 2006 when we went there but the city also preserved a lot of historic architecture. When I was … Continue reading Walking Between History And Now

My Favourite City In Iran, Esfahan

After our visit to the majestic Persepolis yesterday, we headed to Esfahan today. I didn’t expect much again as I am not a city person but when I got there, I was impressed and it became my favourite city in Iran. When you don’t have any expectations, you get surprises. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque in Naqsh-e … Continue reading My Favourite City In Iran, Esfahan

The Majestic Persepolis!

We woke up very early this morning despite the late night that we had last night because we needed to travel to the majestic Persepolis! We'd be exposed to the sun and so the tour guide asked us to get ready at around 6am so that we could avoid the afternoon sun there. I didn’t … Continue reading The Majestic Persepolis!

Whatever Is Produced In Haste Goes Easily To Waste

‘Whatever is produced in haste goes easily to waste’ was actually written by a very famous Iranian poet from the medieval period, Sadi. He was born in 1184 and died at the age of 94. He wasn’t just famous for his writing style but also for the depth of his social thoughts. His poems were … Continue reading Whatever Is Produced In Haste Goes Easily To Waste

A Strange Email, A Trip To Iran

Just as I thought I could achieve anything after my trip to Tibet last year, I received an email from an unfamiliar source. It was from a stranger. I didn’t recall myself subscribing to that but most importantly, it contained information about a trip to Iran. The email said someone was looking for travel companions … Continue reading A Strange Email, A Trip To Iran