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A Day in the Rice Fields of Iran

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To give you better insight into life in the rice fields of Iran, a short video accompanies this blog.  This may be normal every day life for the people here but it’s a completely new experience for me.  In Britain, we don’t have rice fields.

It’s my third day in Taromsar and I venture out on my own to wander the dirt tracks lining the rice fields.  I stop to watch the women working.  It looks a painful job but I want to help.  I want to know what it feels like to be a woman of the rice fields. Click to continue reading →

No Escape from Taromsa

  Still full from last nights extravaganza of Iranian dishes, I feel a small sense of horror to be wakening up in Taromsa at dawn to the sounds and smells of Mohmeni preparing breakfast.  Taromsa in the morning sure is a pretty occurrence as the video below shows: I am skilled in obeying Iran’s etiquette of accepting food on offer […] Click to continue reading →

The Taromsari Selfie

Having covered a 25 km distance at a total cost of 1.5 dollars it may have been a first for mankind; a Scottish person handing over taxi fair with a smile on their face.  Shared taxis are an extremely economical and quick way to travel in Iran.  There are no genetic exceptions to the fact […] Click to continue reading →