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Persia 2017: Because we had to eat and sleep.

by on Oct.14, 2017, under My Life, Travel & Culture

And it was all so glorious!


Tehran

We stayed in Seven Hostels, a cheap yet very clean hostel. There were a lot of foreigners staying here, and the service and helpfulness of the staff were top-notch.

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Persia 2017: Where Kings Sleep

by on Oct.08, 2017, under My Life, Travel & Culture

Naqsh-e Rostam
Fars Province, Iran
24 September 2017

Just a short ride from Persepolis is Naqsh-e Rostam, an ancient necropolis housing the tombs of several kings of the First Persian Empire. Their sarcophagi are enshrined in separate massive chambers, with giant crosses cut into the mountain side serving as entrances to the respective tombs.

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