Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
We arrived in Shiraz yesterday at about 11. Our hotel is directly next to Masjid Az Zahra which is pretty much the best mosque I've seen so far.
Today we went to Takhte Jamshid. We had to buy some goofy hats from a street vendor to avoid cancer of the scalp. Mine said ''Bolo Funcap'' on the side and it truly lived up to its name. Forget about any historical site you've ever visited because this one is the best. (Possibly some Persian bias in this statement)
Following Takhte Jamshid we went to Bagh Eram which is the biggest garden in Shiraz.
This house at the head of the garden and I wanted to occupy it for a weekend or 2.
Friday, May 19, 2006
But yesterday we went to Niyak at the foothills of the Damovand mountains and it was unbelievable. We went to my dad's friend's garden house and it was beautiful... I'll let the pictures do their job.
I also went to my first Imam Zadeh (Mausoleum of a relative of an Imam). The man buried there is Seyed Hashim. The experience on the inside was one which I've never felt before and it was uplifting.
more in a few.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
What you think you know about that Spicy Corner?
Found a good halal/ internet place close to our hotel. Dad's been having trouble understanding the Brits so I've been designated interpreter. He'll be interpreter in Iran because my farsi is wack :( I'll be studying up on the way there though. We fly at 10:00. More to come from Iran....
Friday, May 12, 2006
I probably won't be at a computer as much as I am used to but I will keep everyone updated inshAllah.... I'm taking a still camera, my DV camera. I'm probably going to edit a personal documentary of my trip. God knows when I'll have time to edit it.
Wednesday, May 10, 2006
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Sunday, May 07, 2006
Photos from the screening by Lexi
Friday, May 05, 2006
What kind of Student Government Organization thinks it can write a resolution condemning another nation?
A moronic one and one that only seeks to push for a war against Iran in the interest of a racist occupier in the Middle East (Israel and friends). It is obvious that human rights were not the intentions of those who lobbied for this "resolution." Student government is not the UN and is not a place for people to lobby for wars against sovereign nations.