Shiraz Pictures

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Leaving Tehran

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Waiting for Flight to Shiraz

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Some Iranian Friends on the Shuttle to the plane

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Iran Air was better than most US Flights…They fed us on a flight that was just 1 hour!

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Landing in Shiraz, we flew over the Great Salt “Pink” Lake

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Leaving the Airport

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Shiraz

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The Gardens and Tomb in the Zand Complex

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Street in Shiraz

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in Shiraz…BTW Fatemeh’s gloves are because she doesn’t want to get more tan…For some reason, many in Iran want to have lighter skin…They have beautiful olive color and as like many of us, they want something different

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Zand Castle

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Zand castle…Fatemeh says it’s Iran’s version of the “leaning Tower” (-:

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Aquafina…Coke & Pepsi products everywhere

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Another food filled lunch

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Plenty of fresh Veggies

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Inside Mosque

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Made some new friends while stopping for an Ice Cream Break…These girls were on an outing with their English Class…I’m glad i seemed to match their color scheme…

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Ice Cream & Smoothie place

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Girls from the local school…studying English

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More School Girls

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Gotta Love these faces

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This is the Girl’s English Teacher…She’s eating the most fabulous dessert…It’s Saffron Ice Cream between two waffles!!!

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Many books are not legal to be sold in Iran…so some people sell these books on the street…

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Zand Mosque

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Inside

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Inside

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Check out the wood

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Zand Complex

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Close up of Wood Art…This craft is dying out since the young are not interested in learning the art of this kind of woodwork

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Stained Glass inside

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Inside a very old hamam

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Street Signs

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Shiraz near Zand Complex

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Even Canon has stores here

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Shiraz

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Can’t get away from Production…They were shooting something here

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Shiraz

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Street scenes

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More Shiraz

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Shiraz

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Relaxing in the park

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Everything is sold

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Fatemeh giving us a taste

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More relaxing in the park

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Street scene…everyone has a mobile phone

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Perfect transport

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Bazaar

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Spices

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I loved the saying: “Humanity with Friends. Tolerance with Enemies”

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More bazaar

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Check out these spice displays

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Faces in the bazaar

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On the way back to the hotel

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Nature

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Waiting for the elevator

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A Lovely Dinner…

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People at the booth next to us

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The Restaurant

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Entertainment at the restaurant

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Making bread

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Baking the bread in the clay oven

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The finished Bread

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Walking to the Koran Gate…Notice all the picnicking families off to the right near the wall

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Walking to Koran Gate…Lovely cool evening

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Families enjoying the night

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Koran Gate

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Koran Gate

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