This photogallery contains images of some of the lovely people we met on our travels through Iran. Big thanks especially go to the folk in Darab, the friendliest place on the planet!
Reza – our No.1 Guide and Top Man in Iran!
…Mags in Hijab
Went into a late night shop in Tabriz for some water. When the guy learned where we came from he asked to take our photo, so naturally we took his!
Mags with a crowd of well-wishers in Ardebil
So we stopped in Qavzim and this guy came up with a bag full of delicious Pistachio nuts; an offering for the crazy foreigners…
Security guys at a museum in Qavzim. Brought the bikes into the museum and looked after everything while we looked around.
Breakdown guy on the road to Tehran.
Leaving Tehran with newfound friends at the Parastoo Hotel.
‘Flying Carpet’ Salesman in Isfahan; insisted we come in for a chai!
Two budding artists in Isfahan.
Waiter in Isfahan
Door Knockers in Iran are sometimes male & female. One has a dull thud and the other a light rap so that the lady of the house can judge who is at the door and dress appropriately before answering !
Reza & Norm at a roadside Mosque on the way to Shiraz
These two ladies overheard us at lunch in Shiraz and wanted their picture taken…
Darius the Great!
Just before Darab we stopped for fuel and had pomegranate and oranges bestowed upon us by this little family.
Reza and his beautiful daughter Reya!
Kind Gentleman in Darab offering us some delicious flatbread…
Mags with one of the kids thrust upon her in Darab…
Roadblock in Darab… Here we are offered Pomegranate!
This gentlemen brought us a rice dinner…
Reza’s Uncle in Darab, cooking the best Kebabs in Iran!
Mr Mohammed Ali in Darab…
Mags with Reza at a Tea Halt
The Professor of Inlay at Zand Fort in Shiraz…
…The kind bestowal of a beautiful inlaid brooch to Mags, an out of the blue moment that was quite beautiful.
Our good friend Reza and family; wife Sayma & Daughter Reya.