There’s so much madness on Iran’s roads, it’s easy to become inured to the outrage. I photograph to remember and verify it was as insane as I thought it was.
Tag: Iran Road Trips
The biggest risk of travel in Iran is not going to jail (or from getting shot or ripped off, as is the case in the streets of America and Europe). Here the risk is getting your gourd smashed in a traffic accident! Or at least think you’re hallucinating after witnessing what Iranian drivers are capable of. I’m in an incredibly beautiful land with people who are insane drivers but nonetheless have stolen my heart with endless kindness and generosity.
Set among the craggy mountains of western Lorestan, the small town of Bisheh draws tourists to the famous Bisheh Waterfall. Bisheh’s train station serves as stopover for service between Tehran and Ahvaz and other southern destinations. It’s also home to a railroad bridge built by German engineers during the rule of Reza Shah Pahlavi. The stone..