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From Iranian hospitality to ancient Persepolis When we decided to go to Iran we had no idea what to expect! Iran has already surprised us on so many levels, with it’s rich culture and vide variety of interesting places. After spending a few days in Iran and getting over the culture shock, we realized that 1 month is definitely not enough time to visit all the places worth seeing here! So we did some heavy scheduling and decided which places to visit next. Saying goodbye to the lovely family in Lar After the desert city, Lar, our journey continued up north towards the former capital, Shiraz. Before we left Mohammad and his family in Lar they gave us a warm blessing and made us kiss the Quran (Koran) and walk under it, a tradition for good luck and safe travels. After five hours by bus to Shiraz we could feel a huge temperature change, not only because we were travelling north but also due to increased elevation, Shiraz is 1500 m above sea level. We arrived in Shiraz in the middle of the night waiting for our host from couchsurfing to meet us. Unfortunately he never showed up so we were wandering around in […]

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