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Love in Kashan: A Tale of Two Houses

Kashan was notable because it was the end–the final stop of our tour before returning to the clamoring urban jungle of Tehran.  A small oasis in the middle of the Dasht-e Kavir, Kashan

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With Kashan ending my trip to Iran

With my trip to Iran coming close to the end, I made a stop in Kashan between Isfahan and Tehran. Arriving after a 3-hour bus ride, I was approached by a taxi

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Kashan, city of the wealthy merchants

As the threatening pile of overloaded work stared at me from my desk and the chaotic pre-Nowruz preparations had left me longing to sleep, I packed my bags and headed to an unexpected

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Kashan The City of Famous Houses

In our today’s journey across Iran we go off Tehran’s limits to see another famous city in this country – Kashan. The city of quarter million is also the capital of Kashan

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Wandering through Kashan Bazaar

The bazaar of Kashan was a pleasant and unexpected surprise, even after the impressive antiquity of the Tabriz Bazaar and the huge size of the Tehran Bazaar. Not too big that becomes

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Discoveries At The Kashan Bazaar

As I walk through the winding passageways of Kashan Bazaar in Iran I’m fascinated by the contrasts that I encounter at every corner. This must be a spice market I think to

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The red clay village Abyaneh and Kashan

There are many old historical mountain villages in Iran, where the clock seem to tick slower then in the bigger cities. We decided to visit one of them, Abyaneh, often referred to