Dressing for Iran

One of the key considerations when heading to Iran is the strictly enforced dress code in place there.   By law (not just for religious reasons), men must wear long pants, women must wear long pants/skirts/dresses that cover the ankles, long sleeves (at least ¾ length) and a headscarf that covers their hair.  In addition, if a …

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Exploring Yazd – Iran

My last destination with the MAdventure group was Yazd – a desert town renowned for its well-preserved, mud-brick architecture and fascinating “Badgirs” (wind-catchers).  I didn’t think it was possible to get hotter than Esfahan and Persepolis, but I was absolutely wrong.   Yazd is something else in the heat stakes – 43 degrees for the duration …

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