Iran: Deserts & Borders | Eurasia Overland

Portal, Friday Mosque, Kerman, Kerman Province, Iran Although I’d been in Iran for about three weeks, it wasn’t until I struck north from the Persian Gulf, up onto the Iranian Plateau, that I entered the real Persian heartland with all its history and cultural attractions. I had visited many of the country’s great cities the previous winter, and on this visit my aim was to look instead at the places in between – in the great, empty deserts of Iran, and farthest reacheā€¦

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