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TRAVEL Oh, What A Shame … (No. 12)

… because Iran is full of supreme monuments, built by various tribes and faiths. Just think of the small but once grand town of Soltaniyeh in the north-western corner of the country. There you will find the resting place of the Mongol sultan Oljeitu. Built 700 years ago, and as Colin Thurbron wrote in „Shadow … Weiterlesen »

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DRINKS I Got A Strange Message … (No. 45)

My friend Mahin is a matron, married to a colonel in Iran, and I know her for over 40 years. That’s why we trust each other. Her Story goes like this: The Arab world wanted to find „a Muslim alternative“ to „unholy Western drinks“ like Coke. So the brewed a copy. They did this in … Weiterlesen »

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