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 →
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 →
In Iran it is legal for a man to have more than one wife at the same time. The reasoning behind this practice, along with other mysteries of Iran will be explored in upcoming posts. For now, following on from my last blog post about reaching Taromsa for a selfie; being bundled into a car; driven […] Click to continue reading →
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 →