Photo essay: Summer vacation in Shiraz

by Aria Fani

After another hard-working semester at Miramar College, I figured my brain can no longer function, and after all it was summer time! I decided to go on a vacation, but it was not going to be an ordinary one, I had decided to go to Iran, my home, a country that I had left at the age of seventeen. As I was counting down the days to June 18th, a nostalgic feeling grew in me, “How has the image of Iran changed?”, “What if I find myself distant and cornered from the Iranian youth in terms of life-style and values?” It seemed though that the media had done its job in terms of influencing me!>>>FULL TEXT

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Good job Aria,....I loved the pictures. You are a real Shirazi!

behrang barzin

nice work...

by behrang barzin on

I like pic # 24 and 63 the best... they have something
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Shiraz the beautiful

by Hamid (not verified) on

i have been to Shiraz once. It is a lovely city with nice people. My gosh!che ghadar khosh gozasht
falakeh Gazooooo.

Vay ye faloodeh foroshi hast, khodast. Adam aslan ye ehsaseh khoobi too shiraz dareh. Payandeh Iran!


REPLY : Shiraz MY beautiful!

by Faribors maleknasri M.D. (not verified) on

So am I. Greeting



by pharyd on

Jaton khali, ta ye mah dige miram Shiraz!
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Shiraz my beautiful city...

by Shirin on

I'm so homesick right now :(


شیراز و آب رکنی و این باد خوش نسیم
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Yadesh bashim.