1 Like

Garkala Iran
Northern Iran

A small village in northern Iran not too far inland from the Caspian Sea. None-the-less in fairly high hills.We stayed at a friends villa (cabin) and it didn't stop raining the whole time we were there. This picture finds us at the dairy buying yoghart and milk. You sea here the dairyman along with wife and daughter. I have to find out exactly where Garkala is as I can't find it on the map. Don't take my position seriously I need to ask my friends in Iran exactly where it is.

Copyright: Mark schuster
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 14/06/2009
Updated: 14/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: iran; garkala; caspian sea
comments powered by Disqus

M.Ali Kabiri Movahed
Zavat-e-Gharb
saman khosravi
khosravi home out1
saman khosravi
khosravi home out 2
saman khosravi
khosravi home up on top
saman khosravi
khosravi home dublex 1
saman khosravi
khosravi home dublex 2
amir abtahi
beach of caspian sea
Mir Mehrullah Talpur
Huts at beach of Nowshahr on the edge of Caspian sea near Chalus Iran.
Mir Mehrullah Talpur
BEACH VIEW OF CASPIAN SEA AT NOWSHAHAR NEAR CHALUS A NORTHERN SIDE OF IRAN
Mir Mehrullah Talpur
Nowshahr beach northern side of Iran on the edge of Caspian sea near Chalus Iran
Ramin Dehdashti
The Namakabrud Telecabin
Mir Mehrullah Talpur
A BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF NAMAKABRUD NEAR CHALUS THE NORTHERN SIDE OF IRAN ON THE EDGE OF CASPIAN SEA.
D.Tulga
Gerelt Zul Urguh Yoslol
Sahneh
Saraye Ghazviniha 1-Tehran Bazar
Zoran Trost
Hot air baloon meeting in Juršinci /2
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Cosplay at Toronto Fan Expo 2012
David Rowley
Laxá River Iceland
Quick 360
London2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony 09
Kengo Shimizu
Private Museum of Toys
Ruediger Kottmann
Schloss Linderhof - Pavillon Ostparterre
Pietro Madaschi
Bergamo: Top view of Città Alta from Civic Tower
Roderz Itzme
Me, Myself and I (360 Self Portrait) - Dubai Marina The Address Hotel
Alexey Miroshnikov, GRADES PHOTO
First form in the School no.32
Tord Remme
Omgamfjellet (2), Bodø
Mark Schuster
Persepolis 1
Mark Schuster
Charlie Chaplain in Leicester Square - London
Mark Schuster
Anglesey Abbey Path 1
Mark Schuster
de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre
Mark Schuster
Trafalgar Square London 2
Mark Schuster
Shiraz Old Bazaar Iran
Mark Schuster
Millennium Place Coventry
Mark Schuster
Millennium Bridge with a Kiss
Mark Schuster
Little Venice in London
Mark Schuster
Rye House Broxbourn Hertfordshire
Mark Schuster
Millen2
Mark Schuster
Westminster Abbey and St Margaret's
More About Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran has been occupied since 4000BCE, making Iran home to the world's oldest continuous civilization.It is located in central Eurasia on two ancient trade routes. One runs North-South and connects the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf, the other one goes East-West between China, India, Europe and Africa.There's a city called Isfahan at the intersection of these two routes, which at one time was the wealthiest city in the world. Isfahan was twice the capital of the Persian Empire, during the Median and then Safavid Dynasties.Interesting artifacts from pre-Islamic Persia include the cylinder of Cyrus the Great, which is the world's first written declaration of human rights. The hanging gardens of Babylon (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world) and the Code of Hammurabi (a set of rules which outlast the King) are also on the list.The Persian Empire was so magnificent that returning Crusaders carried tales of its splendor and helped spark the Renaissance in Europe! Influence of the Zoroastrian teachings of equality also inspired Greek philosophers such as Aristotle and Socrates.The Persian Empire was conquered by Muslim Arabs around 650CE during the Sassanid Dynasty. Initially the Zoroastrian, Christian and Jewish faiths were tolerated but by 1000CE most Persians had accepted Islam.In the sixteenth century Shi'a Islam was declared in Isfahan to be the national religion of Persia and the second golden age began. From 1500 to 1720 the Safavid Dynasty built the greatest Iranian empire since before the Islamic conquest of Persia.Because of its strategic location and oil resources, World War I found Persia in the middle of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire, Russia and the British Empire-via-India. Persia became Iran as of 1935 and was ruled by the Shah, a Persian term for "monarch."In the Islamic Revolution of 1979 Iran re-established a theocratic government under the Ayatollah Khomeini.Today the capital of Iran is the city of Tehran, and Iran is known as the world's center of Shi'a Islam.Text by Steve Smith.