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Fabulous people, fascinating things to see

Headscarves, awful food, expensive visas

When you announce to friends, family and colleagues that you've just booked a holiday in Iran (an 'Axis of Evil Tour' as they might see it), their responses tend to be fairly predictable. They range from the geographically mistaken 'but isn't there a war there?'(nope, that's Iraq) or 'aren't they...

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“used to be a city of dream”

published 20/01/2005

a lot but not now

the city has been destroyed by earthquake

This a report of a trip a took several years ago when in Iran the power was in the hands of Scià Rheza Pavlevi. This a report of a trip to Bam, a small city that has been destroyed almost an year ago by an earthquake. Bam, that in Iran is called Arg-è-Bam, is located about 200 kilometres south of...

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Excellent

People, Food, History, Architecture

Cars, Cars, Cars, Cars

I travelled to Iran with my Iranian wife and daughter with no concerns at all, it was a place I had heard so much about that I was desperate to see it with my own eyes. The Iranian community had been amazingly friendly and hospitable since I had married my wife especially as I had failed to pick...

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“Iran”

published 05/07/2000

Iran, a country that means different things to different people. I only remember Persia and the Iran before the revolution. This was a country full of riches and beauty, it was accelerating in success and rocketing in finance, it was being marked on the map and feared by the west. I am not hear...

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“An Insider's View”

published 07/02/2001

Beautiful scenery, different climates, good food a...

Lacks a tourism infrastructure

I am not writing this as a tourist who's been there, but I've lived most of my life in this country. Though officials talk a lot about getting more tourists into the country, but when it comes to reality, if you dare to take the risk and go there, they do their BEST to make sure you won't come...

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