Travel

Iran in photos 2016

Iran is an Islamic republic on the Persian Gulf with historical sites dating to the Persian Empire. Extensive marble ruins mark Persepolis, the empire’s capital founded by Darius I in the 6th century B.C. The modern capital, Tehran, is home to opulent Golestan Palace, seat of the Qajar Dynasty (1794–1925), plus modern landmarks such as the 435m-high Milad Tower.

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Pixee Fox In Iran

Pixee Fox has become one of the world’s most famous plastic surgery models through her living cartoon project

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Luxury Rail Cruise from Russia to Persia

Rail cruising is a fantastic way to absorb the rich culture and cinematic landscape of the country. The programmes we offer are carefully designed to balance generous amounts of relaxation, while voyaging across the vast landscapes of Russia and Persia with sightseeing that opens a window into the soul and spirit of the places and communities we visit.

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San Francisco’s Chinatown At The End Of The 19th Century

Between 1896 and 1906, Berlin-born naturalised American Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) took pictures of street life in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Genthe, who ran a photographic studio in Chinatown, would wander the area taking often covert pictures of anonymous subjects. Source: flashbak

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