So deep is the admiration for the 14th century poet, Hafez that citing his poetry is often used as emphasis in expressing a particular point of view. His poetry is even consulted for Estekahre: a poetic way of fortune telling. When faced with difficult decisions, it is common for Iranians to pull out a copy of Divan-eContinue reading “Shiraz: a city with poetic roots”
From the Grand Bazaar to endless parks and museums, Tehran is a city of contrasts and surprises.
In this blog each post will share experiences from one of Iran’s 31 provinces.