Dear Reader, Mexico City could have an entire collection of strange facts and curiosities. Here is one. Sinking buildings are a curious phenomenon occurring in Mexico City affecting mainly Hispanic churches. The ground is slowly giving up as most of these buildings were erected on an already built […]
Dear Reader, Are you superstitious? Do you think you are followed by bad luck? Do you suspect your neighbour is trying to poison you? Harbouring revenge over your cheating wife or husband? Then this is the right place for you then: travel with me to one of the creepiest sides of […]
that Pijama is a Persian word? Dear Reader, Discovering origins can really surprise us, just like when the Romans invented the bikini or else they took and made it famous (we Italians are known for taking existing inventions and improve them, like coffee, pizza and pasta, no argument on […]
Dear Reader, this is one of the many beautiful representation of old Persia you see in Iran. This one was hanging on a wall of a lovely restaurant in Yazd.
Dear Reader, one of the things that I found amusing in Iran is that almost all the signs of shops, hotels, bars, restaurants, are super lit up with neon-lit signs. Traditional towns such as Yazd become incredibly cheerful at night time…
Dear Reader, This picture portrays what I found to be the most beautiful mosque dome I have ever seen: the peacock dome of the Masjed-e Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, in Esfahan, Iran. So beautiful and wonderfully coloured, I think is one of the domes I spent more time staring […]
Dear Reader, I traveled to Iran because I wanted to see if the conflictive view most people get from the outside is accurate or real. As it pleasantly turned out, in many ways it is not. Iran is a conflicted place, a misunderstood destination, a cradle of culture, a […]
Dear Reader, It is very rare to find mosques in non-blue shades in Iran. Almost all the mosques have blue with gold course whereas painted or carved. Not the Nasser Al-Molk mosque. Here the predominant colour is pink. The pink mosque in Shiraz.
Dear Reader, I saw this while touring in Tehran. The building of a mosque can look very nice.