May 11, 1998
When I saw the pictures at Zahra's place in Palo Alto, northern California, I felt the joy, the sense of awe and the moments of silent relaxation in the faces of these vacationers in the high mountains of Shemshak, northeast of Tehran. I think you would too. Click on the images to see larger photos.
Traveling to Tehran for the first time in 12 years. By Hamid Rafi
Northern Tehran's mini bazaar. Photos by Nina Sharif