Life in Street
On the Verge of Desert
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On the Verge of Desert
Moving shadow on brink of sand dunes in Maranjab Desert, Iran.
Khoor Salt Lake
Overlooking Khoor salt lake and date palms from Garmeh village in the heart of Dasht-e-Kavir desert in Iran.
Residents of Abyaneh consists of mostly elderly men and women. These people have preserved some dialect of historic Persian language which is referred in some resources as Sassanid Persian language and has been disappeared from contemporary language centuries ago.
Sand dunes contrast, curves and shadows are all about pure beauty found in secluded desert of Mesr in Khoor.
Historic castle ruins in Garmeh village near Khoor.
Wind towers or wind catchers are playing an important role in traditional Persian architecture. They would be found in most cities and towns near dry geographical deserts of Iran. Not only are they used as architectural façade elements but they are used as ventilation feature of building structure. Wind towers of Yazd City are amongst most beautiful ones in Iran's Dasht-e-Kavir desert. Shirkooh mountain ranges are seen in the background
Earth to Heaven
When Earth and Heaven come close there are no words in between.
Abyaneh is one of the oldest villages in Iran which dates back to Sassanid period. It is located at the foot of Karkas Mountain south of Kashan in Isfahan province. The village is easily recognised by it's reddish colour due to existence of iron oxide in the surrounding terrain from which the mud break buildings has been built. Residents of Abyaneh are mostly elderly people and their clothing and language are rooted in earlier times.
Abyunaki Woman in Courtyard
Abyunaki Woman in Abyaneh Streets
Abyunaki women traditional costume typically consists of a white long scarf with colourful floral pattern, along with colourful dress and pairs of under dress pants. This outfit is rooted in earlier times.
Dew on desert sands in the early hours of day in Mesr Desert.
Footprints and the desert guide in Mesr desert near Khoor in Dasht-e-Markazi
Golden colours of Mesr desert is hatching behind sand dunes.
Lotus, the symbol of life also renowned as main Iranian king's symbol in Chak Chak Zoroastrianism shrine near the city of Ardakan, Yazd Province, Iran. It is also known as Pire-e Sabz.It is the most sacred of the mountain shrines of Zoroastrianism and each year in June many Zoroastrians from Iran, India and other countries flock to the fire temple at Pir-e Sabz (Chak Chak).
City of Domes
As Like as many churches and cathedrals domes in Rome City, they also appears in historic city of Yazd in Iran, but in the form of mosques and Islamic architectures.
Yazd Historic Door with Missing Knocker
Yazd Door Knockers
Heritage Village Abyaneh
Dance with Wind
Dowlat Abad Garden Octagon
Astonishing dome of Dowlat Abad Garden in Yazd, Iran. Dowlat Abad is among the Persian gardens that have been registered on UNESCO's World Heritage List as one of the masterpieces of traditional gardens.
Cotton Farm near Khoor desert.
Bogheh Dome in 12 Imam Tomb in Yazd, Iran.