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Shiraz, Esfahan and Tehran

GoNOMAD Editor Max Hartshorne joined a historic delegation of journalists and tour operators in November 2008 when the Islamic Republic issued their first diplomatic visas to Americans in 30 years, allowing the group to come and meet many Iranian Tour operators and tourism officials. These photos were taken during the excursions to Shiraz and Esfahan, and later in Tehran.


Boy in Shiraz, Iran. Photos by Max Hartshorne.
Boy in Shiraz, Iran. Photos by Max Hartshorne.



Girls in Iran, showing how relaxed the rules can get about headscarves and dress.

Girls in Iran, showing how relaxed the rules can get about headscarves and dress.


Hiking in the vast central desert in the middle of Iran.

Hiking in the vast central desert in the middle of Iran.

 

Enjoying a hookah at a desert carvansary, once part of the silk road.

Enjoying a hookah at a desert carvansary, once part of the silk road.



The faces of Iran....women are quick to return your glance, and are proud of their Persian heritage.

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The mosque in Esfahan, one of the most dramatic buildings and largest squares in the world.


The mosque in Esfahan, one of the most dramatic buildings
and largest squares in the world.

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