One of my greatest pleasures in Iran is what I call alleydiving – just aimlessly walking the old alleys of ancient towns. The best time to do this is early morning and just before dusk, when incandescent lights compete with the dim natural light and create strong contrast for photography. Today Saeideh and I are..
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The dusty alleys behind the Birjand’s bazaar contain architecture of the days gone by. A quiet stroll at night made me nostalgic in this capital of South Khorasan province, seldom visited by foreign tourists. As it always happens when touring Iran’s old alleys, I wondered why a people would abandon such symmetrical beauty for the..