Other Bits & Pieces From Shiraz … Spending Time With Family … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_2410-1This is finally my last post about our trip to Iran … a little round up of the other bits and pieces we got up to while we were in Shiraz … mostly from around my grandparents home …

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Darvaze Qo’ran & Herbal Extracts … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_2292-1Hey everyone … I’m almost finished with the Iran posts … only one more after this one … one evening after our by now regular afternoon naps … we headed out to see the Darvaze Qo’ran … or also known as the Qo’ran Gate … its the historic entrance to the city of Shiraz and now a popular tourist attraction …

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Bazaar Vakil … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_1967-1So after our wandering around the VAKIL MOSQUE & BATHS … we headed into the Bazaar Vakil next door … first off on our way to the Bazaar we walked past what used to be the city prison …

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Vakil Mosque & Public Baths … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_1891-1Hey everyone … so back to Iran posts again … whilst we were in Shiraz we went to see the Vakil Mosque and the Vakil Bath‘s located near to the Vakil Bazaar … The mosque is a beautiful structure … it isn’t the most fancy or elaborate mosque but I really like its simplicity and clean lines …

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Bagh Delgosha & Saadi’s Tomb … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_1544-1So after out LUNCH and afternoon nap at our family Bagh we all finally got ready to go out for the evening for a final bit of sight seeing for the day … we headed to the Delgosha Bagh … which is another popular garden in Shiraz full of Orange Blossom trees … and at this time of the year all the blooms are open and the place smells amazing …

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Lunch At The Family Bagh … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_1421-1After our trip to PERSEPOLIS in the morning we were all pretty knackered and hungry … we headed back towards Shiraz and met up with the rest of the family at one of my Great Uncle’s Bagh’s … their own little plot of land / garden … this one has a small room, an outdoor seating area / kitchen and lots of different fruit trees …

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Persepolis or Takht-e-Jamshid … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_1228-1Ok so I’m going to warn you there are a lot of pictures in this post … so because of that I’m going to try and keep the words to a minimum … On the Friday morning we were in Shiraz we all bundled into a couple of cars and headed out of town to go visit Persepolis or as the Iranian’s call it Takht-e-Jamshid (translated directly it means the Throne of Jamshid) …

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Hafez’s Tomb … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_0783-1After our trip to BAGH ERAM in the late afternoon of our first day in Shiraz … we headed over to Hafez … the Tomb of Hafez is a popular tourist attraction in Shiraz, and Hafez is a very famous Persian poet … I’ve always enjoyed visiting Hafez myself when I come to Shiraz as the gardens in the grounds are quite beautiful and its just a nice place to come and enjoy the atmosphere …

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Bagh Eram … Shiraz, Iran …

_MG_0717-1When we got to Shiraz that first afternoon we all headed out to see a couple of the sights … after having eaten a late lunch and had a lovely nap … the weather had cooled down considerably for the evening making it really pleasant to be outside after 5pm everyday … which was perfect …

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Other Bits & Pieces From Tehran … Family Time, Parties, Rooftop Views … Tehran, Iran …

_MG_9098-1So here is my final post from Tehran … its a random collection of other bits and pieces of things we got up to and did around all the other stuff … starting with the day we arrived in Tehran …

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