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Iran. Please give your opinions.

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1. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

When in Iran, I will spend all my time, in Esfahan.
Although I will fly into Tehran, I dont want to spend any time there.
I have not fully decided, whether to fly to Esfahan, or to take the bus.
If I fly, I feel I might miss out, on seeing the countryside, and seeing how ordinary people in Iran get around. And I would get a brief glimpse, of Tehran, if I take the bus, which could be interesting.
On the other hand, if I fly, it will be less confusing, for somebody, on a first trip to Iran.

Please, tell me what u think. What are the pros and cons, of each travel method, as u see it?


[ Edit: Edited on Apr 19, 2007, at 3:05 AM by Mel. ]

2. Posted by kombizz (Full Member 1416 posts) 9y

Dear Mel
Hope my reply is not too late for you.
If I were you I take the bus service in order to see the natives & rural people.
Of course taking the bus is not as easy as having a flight, but for sure you are going to see the real people, real life.
If you get a copy of Lonely planet Guide to Iran or get a local Iranian map from here , then I am very sure you would enjoy.
Good Luck
kombizz -snip-

[ Edit: no promos thanks ]

3. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Thanks Kombizz!!!!
It is certainly not too late, to post about this.
I am not going, until October.
Thanks for the maps link.
I dont know what the other link is about. I presume it is supposed to show photos, but I cant see any, in there.


[ Edit: Edited on Jun 25, 2007, at 1:46 AM by Mel. ]

4. Posted by kombizz (Full Member 1416 posts) 9y

@ Mel

That is a good time, because it is not too hot.
The second link was belong to my photos which some of them in that site and another link have images of Iran.
I guess it was sniped !
(don't worry, if you go to my profile, you might able to find the link)
Good luck for your future trip, Inshaallah (means if God wants to)

5. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Thanks Kombizz.
Those are cool photos.

What temperatures can I expect, in Esfahan, at the end of October?